Special Summer Hours Announced
During the months of June, July and August, the summer hours for Heritage Village will be Wednesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Seasonal hours for the months of September to May are Wednesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., closed on Monday and Tuesday.
Photo & Filming Guidelines
For the enjoyment of all of our visitors, the protection of our historical resources and for your own safety, certain policies
must be in place. Professional and Commercial Photographers must register in the Visitor Center upon arrival. Please review our Photo & Filming Guidlines.
“The Blackpot Gourmet” Cooking Classes
Class dates are: June 6, July 11, August 1,
September 5, and October 3
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - at the cooking pit
Menu choices and Dress Requirements
To register or for more information call (727) 582-2233.
Learn the fine art of Blackpot cooking from beginning to end! The variety of delicious dishes you help to create during this 3-hour experience will be enjoyed by the entire group. CLASSES ARE LIMITED TO 10 PARTICIPANTS ONLY. (18 years and older) Cost per participant, per class, is $30. To reserve your place, payment is required at registration and must be scheduled no later than two (2) weeks prior to your chosen class date. Class dates are: June 6, July 11, August 1, September 5, and October 3. Sponsored by the Pinellas County Historical Society.
Passport Adventures - flyer
This summer Heritage Village is offering a “Passport Adventures” program for children ages 4-11. The two-hour hands-on history program is designed for summer camps, recreation, church and other groups. The sessions begin at 10:00 or 10:30 a.m. Wednesday-Friday, June 17-to Aug. 7.
The groups will spend time in the old Florida piney woods, touring historical houses, and participating in kid-friendly living history activities. Junior Docent teen volunteers will lead the tours. Adult chaperones and pre-registration are required. The fee is $3 per child. For more information, or to register for the program, call (727) 582-2125.
Junior Docent Volunteers
Each summer, teens from Pinellas County join the volunteer team at Heritage Village and are provided a special training session. Approved as a Bright Futures volunteer location, Heritage Village's Junior Docent Program encourages teens aged 12 - 17 to learn about local and Florida history by participating in the fun action packed Passport Adventures program. Teens provide historic house tours, demonstrate fun living history activities, play historic games, sing songs and much more.
Applications are now being accepted. Please email: email@example.com or call (727) 582-2125 for further information or to receive an application packet.
College Internships are now available at Heritage Village for summer 2015.
Turner Bungalow Restoration Project
The Turner bungalow was moved from 801 S. Fort Harrison in downtown Clearwater to Heritage Village in January 2014. The historic structure was the home of Alfred Cleveland and Amber Clark Turner and remained in the family throughout its history. The 1915 home is of the distinct Florida vernacular bungalow style of that time period. Heritage Village is seeking donations to restore and preserve the historic value of the structure, providing visitors the opportunity to enjoy and learn from this important piece of Clearwater’s history and the history of Florida vernacular architecture.
Boat Shop Fund Raising
Cruising into Coastal History
Heritage Village is seeking funds to construct a building patterned after the boat shops in which area boat builders practiced their craft in days gone by. This building will house vintage boats and other materials related to the county’s rich coastal history.
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