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Event Series Pioneer Village Tour

Pioneer Village Tour

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Join us every second and forth Saturday for a Pioneer Village Tour at the Silver River Museum. Tours run from 10 am to 12 noon and are free but state park admission fees do apply. While you’re here, be sure to check out the museum exhibits for 12,000 plus years of Marion County history! Call […]

Event Series Pioneer Village Tour

Pioneer Village Tour

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Join us every second and forth Saturday for a Pioneer Village Tour at the Silver River Museum. Tours run from 10 am to 12 noon and are free but state park admission fees do apply. While you’re here, be sure to check out the museum exhibits for 12,000 plus years of Marion County history!

2023 Ocali Country Days Festival

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Ocali Country Days is back this fall! The festival runs through the weekend of November 11th – 12th with live music, historic displays, vendors, great food, unique crafts for sale and more. Visitors experience the Florida of yesteryear with Living History exhibits highlighting life during the 1800s. Tour pioneer cabins, visit with crafters demonstrating old […]

$8
Event Series Pioneer Village Tour

Pioneer Village Tour

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Join us every second and forth Saturday for a Pioneer Village Tour at the Silver River Museum. Tours run from 10 am to 12 noon and are free but state park admission fees do apply. While you’re here, be sure to check out the museum exhibits for 12,000 plus years of Marion County history! Call […]

2023 Ocali Country Days Festival

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Ocali Country Days is back this fall! The festival runs through the weekend of November 11th – 12th with live music, historic displays, vendors, great food, unique crafts for sale and more. Visitors experience the Florida of yesteryear with Living History exhibits highlighting life during the 1800s. Tour pioneer cabins, visit with crafters demonstrating old […]

$8

Event Series Pioneer Village Tour

Pioneer Village Tour

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Join us every second and forth Saturday for a Pioneer Village Tour at the Silver River Museum. Tours run from 10 am to 12 noon and are free but state park admission fees do apply. While you’re here, be sure to check out the museum exhibits for 12,000 plus years of Marion County history!

Event Series Pioneer Village Tour

Pioneer Village Tour

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Join us every second and forth Saturday for a Pioneer Village Tour at the Silver River Museum. Tours run from 10 am to 12 noon and are free but state park admission fees do apply. While you’re here, be sure to check out the museum exhibits for 12,000 plus years of Marion County history! Call […]

Summer Presentation: Dugout Canoes and Other Watery Tales

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Darcie MacMahon, Exhibits Director Florida Museum, University of Florida, Gainesville Take a look behind the scenes at the creation of the “Dugout Canoes: Paddling Through the Americas” exhibition, and enjoy a sneak preview of the Florida Museum’s upcoming exhibition “Water Shapes Florida.”

FREE

Summer Presentations: Pioneer Living in Marion County

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Robert Wilson, Living History Specialist and Local Historian Fort McCoy Robert Wilson, an expert on Florida pioneer survival skills, will discuss the essential tools and know-how of homesteading needed by the early pioneers who settled in the swamps and scrub of what is now Marion County.

FREE

Summer Presentations: Meet the Real Ross Allen

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Robert Ross Allen, son of Ross Allen West End, NC Perhaps you saw the highway signs, old postcards, newspaper articles, or even saw the Ross Allen reptile show as a youngster. Now let Robert Ross Allen, his oldest son, help you peek behind all the props on stage. What made Ross Allen the star he […]

FREE

Summer Presentation: The Real Story of Fort King

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Katherine Ramirez, Outdoor/Historical Resource Program Coordinator. Fort King, Ocala Katherine Ramirez will explore the history of Fort King, it’s importance in the Second Seminole War, founding of what is now Ocala and Marion County and the reconstruction of the present fort.

FREE

Summer Presentations: Edible and Medicinal Plants in Your Backyard

Silver River Museum 1445 Northeast 58th Avenue, Ocala, FL, United States

Andy Kilmer, Biologist, Florida Park Service Crystal River Florida Park Service biologist Andy Kilmer will discuss local nuts, berries, tubers and other plant foods and medicines found in Florida. Ever wonder how Native Americans and early settlers to this area survived? What did they eat? Join Andy Kilmer as he explores local plants to learn […]

FREE
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