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Manatee Village Historical Park

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Hours & Location
Our Hours:
Monday–Friday, 2nd & 4th* Saturdays of the month

9 AM–4 PM

Closed on holidays and their associated weekends.

Admission:

Admission is free; donations are appreciated

Located at:

1404 Manatee Avenue East (SR 64)

Bradenton, FL 34208

Upcoming Closures:​​
  • July 4 - 5 (Thurs. - Fri.) for Independence Day
  • September 1 (Mon.) for Labor Day
Upcoming Saturday Openings:
  • July 13
  • July 27
  • August 10
  • August 24
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Upcoming Events

Lecture: Unveiling the Untold: Women on the Florida Frontier

Saturday, July 27, 2024 | 2 - 3 pm

Uncover the captivating yet often overlooked stories of women who shaped the Florida frontier. Delve into the resilience and resourcefulness of these pioneering women as they braved the wilderness, contributed to homesteading, agriculture, and community-building, and overcame a myriad of challenges. Join us as we gain insight into their diverse roles and how their untold tales enrich our understanding of Florida's history.

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Lecture: Cemeteries: A Cultural Landscape

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Saturday, August 24, 2024 | 2 - 3 pm

This lecture discusses the fascinating role of cemeteries as cultural landscapes. Cemeteries are more than resting places for the deceased; they are reflections of the living. From elaborate tombstones to unmarked plots, each element tells a story. Join us as we journey through these hallowed grounds to explore how cemeteries shape our understanding of historical and contemporary societies.

Image: courtesy Manatee County Public Library Historic Digital Collection

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