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Events

 
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"Medicine Manatee" Digital Lecture

Join Dr. Jeffrey N. Brown, Curator at Manatee Village Historical Park, for a digital lecture to supplement the new “Medicine in Manatee” exhibit which opened in March 2021. We reveal some of the medical stories and medical professionals during Manatee County's founding period. Learn how the Village of Manatee received medical care and get a glimpse at tools that were used in the name of health.

Please know that you will need a device with internet access and internet speed fast enough to play the video. This is a digital event and video will not be played or held at Manatee Village Historical Park. Manatee Village Historical Park is not providing device(s) or internet access. Manatee Village Historical Park is a part of the Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller Historical Resources Department. Programs are offered in conjunction with the Manatee County Historical Commission, Inc. For more information about the original event, click here. 

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A Digital Old-Fashioned Christmas

This special event for December 2020 includes a story time, a craft, and a recipe. Enjoy our version of “The Night Before Christmas” which includes a funny twist. We'll show you how to make a pomander, an easy and refreshing Holiday decoration that smells fresh and spicy! We'll also introduce a special cookie tutorial that’s both sweet and fun.

 

Please know that you will need a device with internet access and internet speed fast enough to play the video. This is a digital event and video will not be played or held at Manatee Village Historical Park. Manatee Village Historical Park is not providing device(s) or internet access. Manatee Village Historical Park is a part of the Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller Historical Resources Department. Programs are offered in conjunction with the Manatee County Historical Commission, Inc. For more information about the original event, click here. 

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Tombstone Tour

Manatee Village Historical Park released “Tombstone Tour” in October 2020 to share information about the 1850 Manatee Burying Ground. This documentary-style digital tour will reveal the history of the cemetery, the meaning of tombstone symbols, and some of the stories of those who were buried there. 

Please note: Please know that you will need a device with internet access and internet speed fast enough to play the video. This is a digital event and video will not be played or held at Manatee Village Historical Park. Manatee Village Historical Park is not providing device(s) or internet access. Manatee Village Historical Park is a part of the Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller Historical Resources Department. Programs are offered in conjunction with the Manatee County Historical Commission, Inc. For additional details about the original event, click here. 

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Let us transport you through “tea time” in this digital event from August 2020. Staff members were in costume and shared how tea rooms influenced social and political change. This event was recorded inside a beautiful 1905 house. The house is an antique store and tea room called Charms of Leffingwell, located in Ellenton, FL.

Please note: This is a digital event and video will not be played or held at Manatee Village Historical Park. Manatee Village Historical Park is not providing device(s) or internet access. Manatee Village Historical Park is a part of the Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller Historical Resources Department. Programs are offered in conjunction with the Manatee County Historical Commission, Inc. For more information about the original event, click here