Picture Polk History

Polk County History Center

Picture Polk History was a photography contest sponsored by the History Center to celebrate the launch of the History & Heritage Guide to Polk County brochure. The photographs submitted during the contest show the history and heritage sites on the Polk heritage trail. Explore Polk’s historical sites through these distinctive images of the county’s unique, historic buildings, […]

Family Fun Day: Civil War-style Valentines

Polk County History Center

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with free hands-on activities for the whole family.

Lunch and Learn

Polk County History Center

“The Bartow PolKers and Florida State League Baseball” presented by Wes Singletary, author of three books on Florida baseball history.

Family Fun Day

Polk County History Center

Join in the family fun at the History Center on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Every month has a different theme and activity.

History Center Book Club

Polk County History Center

History Center Book Club. “A Separate Country” by Robert Hicks. First two Tuesdays of the month. Free!

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494