Avenue B: the Place to See
June 12, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Carrabelle History Museum is excited to again be hosting a fun, historical, cultural, and natural resources expo on Avenue B as part of the 30th Annual Carrabelle Riverfront Festival. This educational expo will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021, 10 am – 6 pm in Carrabelle, FL on the street in front of the Carrabelle History Museum. Admission is free and open to the public.
This expo on “Avenue B: the Place to See” allows guests to experience the rich culture, natural resources, and local history of the region. The Avenue B Experience will feature educational activities, exciting displays and installations, regional folk craft demonstrations, local and state resource experts, and live animals. These exhibitors showcase the wonderful resources that make our area unique.
Try your hand at the wooden boat building. Get up and personal with some local wild animal ambassadors. Learn about local plants and their historic and current uses including a few survival skills. Discover the local history through the three history museums of Carrabelle. Find out how Carrabelle was transformed into a training camp during WWII or what the keeper of a lighthouse recorded in his daily log. Learn about local archaeology including animal skulls and pottery shards. Explore the booms and busts of Carrabelle’s history of by-gone eras when local logging and lumber merchants, steamships, party boats, and shrimping vessels lined the deep Carrabelle River. Bone up on your knowledge of native wildlife and learn about the amazing resources in our area parks, forests, and refuges. Hold a 20,000-year-old fossil at the Carrabelle History Museum. See a real WWII DUKW (amphibious truck). See shark jaws and marine biology specimens from FSU Coastal and Marine Lab! All this and more can be found within the Avenue B experience. Free and fun for all.
Hosted by the Carrabelle History Museum as part of the Carrabelle Riverfront Festival. Funding in part by the Franklin County Tourist Development Council. For more information, contact the Carrabelle History Museum at 850-697-2141 or firstname.lastname@example.org.