Journey Stories Opening Reception

Polk County History Center

In December, the Smithsonian traveling exhibit, “Journey Stories,” arrives at the History Center. This exhibit features how Americans have traveled throughout our history and the stories behind the journeys. The History Center also displays “Polk County’s Journey Stories,” to complement the traveling exhibit. The exhibit opens to the public on Friday, December 6, 2013 at […]





Journey Stories Exhibit

Journey Stories

Journey Stories, a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian, opens at the Polk County History Center on Friday, Dec. 6. The exhibit is on display through Saturday, Jan 4 and is made possible through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council. Journey Stories, from the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibit program “Museums on Main Street,” explores how our ancestors came to […]





December 6-January 4: Journey Stories

Journey Stories

Journey Stories, a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian, opens at the Polk County History Center on Friday, Dec. 6. The exhibit is on display through Saturday, Jan 4 and is made possible through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council. Journey Stories, from the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibit program “Museums on Main Street,” explores how our ancestors came to […]





Civil War Exhibits

Civil War Exhibit

The Polk County History Center is excited to announce the new Civil War Exhibits opening September 27, 2013. The exhibits will remain open through April 2015 to commemorate the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War. “Defending the Boundaries of Wilderness,” examines how men from Polk County fought on both sides of the Civil War. Uncover […]





Polk Arts Alliance

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