Take a Video Tour of Our Magnificent Museums
Want a closer look inside the Forgotten Coast’s treasured museums and historical sites? Check out our Museum Video Series hosted by Trinity Hardy. These enlightening videos will take you on a brief tour of each Franklin County museum, including The Raney House Museum, The Orman House Museum, John Gorrie Museum State Park, Carrabelle History Museum and Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum, as well as our two historic lighthouses: Cape St. George Light and Crooked River Lighthouse. Discover the rich historical significance of each site and get a glimpse of the unique artifacts, memorabilia and exhibits showcased inside these fascinating museums.
Raney House Museum
Carrabelle History Museum
Orman House Museum
Carrabelle Lighthouse Museum
John Gorrie Museum
RELAX & STAY AWHILE
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The Island Suites is located on St. George Island, Florida on the beach front within walking distance to the majority of restaurants and shops. Each room has a private balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. One king or two queen beds, refrigerator, microwave, in-room coffee, guest room amenities, cable and internet. Handicapped accessible rooms available.Learn More
Beach front living, mere steps from the ocean via your own private boardwalk: Breathe Easy is the family-friendly home that will make your vacation holiday special. Upscale furnishings and flat-screen tvs with DVD players are found in the two separate living areas; over 3000 sf means lots of room for extended families. Upstairs, the large, open-house plan includes a living…Learn More
The Coombs Inn & Suites is a luxurious Inn consisting of three elegant Historic Victorian Mansions located in the heart of Apalachicola’s Historical District. Come discover why Travel and Leisure Magazine ranked us “One of the 30 Outstanding Small Inns in the United States.” Stay in one of our 23 luxurious guest suites furnished with European antiques, original oil paintings…Learn More
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Special Exhibit:... Carrabelle
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum presents a special exhibit on Japanese-American Internment Camps. This exhibit will be on display at the museum until January 31, 2020. There is no charge for admission but donations are gladly accepted. In the wake of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the US government…Learn More
Butts & Clucks... Apalachicola
The Butts & Clucks Cook-off on the Bay, this event is sanctioned by the Florida BBQ Association and is now the 2020 Florida BBQ Assoc. State Championship. With over $15,000 in prizes to be awarded and the winner moving on to the Jack Daniels Championship. The event will be held…Learn More
Historic Sawmills of... Carrabelle
The Carrabelle History Museum is presenting an interesting history program about the Historic Sawmills of Franklin County, featuring Gibby Conrad. Hear the fascinating tales of the most prosperous times in our county, and the lives of the hard working families who worked the huge mills. This free program will be…Learn More
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Think winter is a downer? Think again! Here on Florida’s Forgotten Coast, we absolutely love this time year because it’s when Apalachicola’s Dixie Theatre kicks off its…Read More
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