Dudley Farm Historic State Park is open to the public.  Come by and enjoy a picnic, some walking and a bit of history. 
The historic buildings are open but the visitors center and gift shop are closed.  Florida State Parks will follow local orders requiring facial coverings or masks as appropriate.  This is to ensure the safety of staff and visitors.

 

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A Twilight Walk Into the Past
Saturday, February 22, 2020, 06:00pm - 09:00pm
Contact Sandra Cashes 352-472-1142

A night time walk by lantern light through the life of a 1894 farm family of Alachua County, Florida. A glimpse of conversations, the work, the plans, hopes and happenings during that time.

Actors, re-enactors will depict, through speech, dress and mannerisms, Sharecroppers, Travelers and Horse Traders. Family and neighbors will be conducting business and visiting in the Store. The farmhouse Front Porch was an active place to socialize, and here two men talk about the “bank panic”, other timely events, politics, etc. In the Parents Room, the young, busy parents talk of family, business and their plans. In the Kitchen while visiting and preparing a meal, women enjoy a lively talk including how times are changing. There will be seven ’stops’ (highlighted above) lasting approx. 5 minutes each, and each tour will last about 50 min. There will be12 tours of 10 participants. The first tour starts at 6pm and last tour starts at 8:45pm.  Please arrive 15 min before the start of your tour.

Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children 7 and under.  ALL SALES ARE FINAL AND NON-REFUNDABLE.  TWILIGHT WALK PERFORMANCES WILL TAKE PLACE RAIN OR SHINE.

 

 

 

 

Location Dudley Farm Historic State Park
18730 W Newberry Rd
Newberry
FL
32669
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