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Polk County History Center

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September 2019

Out of the Archives Lecture Series

September 17 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Polk County History Center, 100 E Main Street
Bartow, Florida 33830 United States
FREE
Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

Tues, Sept 17 from 12:15-1pm at Polk County History Center. Bring your lunch.

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Architectural Tour

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 16, 2020

Polk County History Center, 100 E Main Street
Bartow, Florida 33830 United States
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Free
Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

Join the Polk County History Center on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 11am for an architectural tour. Learn about the neoclassical architecture, the construction of the building, and stories behind the iconic Old Polk County Courthouse.

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Central Florida Shape Note Music Event

September 28
Polk County History Center, 100 E Main Street
Bartow, Florida 33830 United States
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Free

On Saturday, September 28, celebrate the heritage and history of this unique style of music. A free event, open to the public. Activities will include educational workshops and plenty of moments to practice Shape Note singing.

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October 2019

History Time Tots

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on October 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

Polk County History Center, 100 E Main Street
Bartow, Florida 33830 United States
Free
Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

A story and activity time designed for ages five and under

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Out of the Archives Lecture Series

October 15 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Polk County History Center, 100 E Main Street
Bartow, Florida 33830 United States
Free
Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

Bring your lunch.

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Geneology Workshop

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Polk County History Center, 100 E Main Street
Bartow, Florida 33830 United States
Free
Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

Utilizing the Historical and Genealogical Library Special Collections.

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Genealogy Workshop

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Polk County History Center, 100 E Main Street
Bartow, Florida 33830 United States
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Free
Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

Learn how to utilize the Historical and Genealogical Library Special Collections at 10am on Saturday, October 26.

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November 2019

Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until April 4, 2020

Polk County History Center, 100 E Main Street
Bartow, Florida 33830 United States
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Free

On the first Saturday of each month from November through April, join Polk County History Center for a tour of Oak Hill Cemetery in Bartow. Learn about the pioneer families and war veterans interred at the cemetery.  The cemetery ground is uneven and visitors are advised to wear appropriate footwear. Meet at the History Center for the one-mile walk to the cemetery.

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Festival of Wreaths Opening Night

November 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Polk County History Center, 100 E Main Street
Bartow, Florida 33830 United States
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Free

Visit the Polk County History Center on Thursday, November 7 at 5pm to see the wreaths decorated for the History Center's annual fundraiser. Make a silent auction bid on your favorite wreath.

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Out of the Archives Lecture Series

November 19 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Polk County History Center, 100 E Main Street
Bartow, Florida 33830 United States
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Free
Polk County History Center. Photo by Jeremy Maready.

Bring your lunch.

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