Tallahassee History Festival

Third Annual Tallahassee History Festival

History Festival LogoJoin us on Saturday, March 23, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kleman Plaza for the Third Annual Tallahassee History Festival.

The Festival is a free community event with fun for both K-12 and college students and the whole family. The festival features programs and activities by historical organizations from around the state, as well as some of our local favorites.

And don't forget to check out the Tallahassee Science Festival.

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Previous Programs

2022 Exhibitors & Program

Thank you to our Exhibitors!

Apalachicola Area Historical Society

Better Universe and Citizens

Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum

Caroline Brevard Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR)

Carrabelle History Museum

Crooked River Lighthouse

Dale Mabry Army Air Field Museum, Inc.

Dominos Everardus Bogardus Chapter, Colonial Dames 17th Century

Elder Care Services Inc.

Equal Ground Action Fund

Florida Division of Library and Information Services

Florida History Day

Florida Historical Society

Florida Trust for Historic Preservation

Florida's History Shop

Fort San Luis Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR)

Four Points Tallahassee Downtown

Friends of Wakulla Springs State Park

GFWC Junior Woman's Club of Midtown

Goodwood Museum and Gardens

History with Kev.

Holocaust Education Resource Council (HERC)

J. Layne Smith

LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library

Mayflower Society

Midtown Reader

Museum of Florida History


Panhandle Archaeological Society at Tallahassee (PAST)

Ponce de Leon Society Children of the American Revolution

Saint Andrew Society of Tallahassee

St. John’s Episcopal Church

She Academy, Inc.

Tallahassee Community College African American Literature Honors Class

Tallahassee Community College Dual Enrollment

Tallahassee Community College Library

Tallahassee Genealogical Society

Tallahassee Historical Society

Tallahassee Museum

The Grove Museum

The James Madison Institute

Theater with a Mission

Thomasville History Center

Tippecanoe Antiques Trader

Trinity United Methodist Church

Wakulla County Historical Society


Event Program


Opening Remarks and Welcome

Dr. David Proctor, Festival Co-Chair

Teresa Paliwoda, Festival Co-Chair

Anthony Jones, Tallahassee Community College


Guest Speakers

10:45 am – 11:00 am

Ms. Althemese Barnes

Riley House Museum


11:10 am – 11:40 am

Dr. AJ Brickler

Tuskegee Airmen Inc.


11:50 am – 12:20 pm

Dr. James Dunbar

Florida State University, Department of Anthropology


12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Delaitre Hollinger

National Association for the Preservation of African-American History and Culture


1:10 pm – 1:40 pm

Misty Penton

Muscogee Nation of Florida


1:45 pm

Closing Remarks

Bob Holladay, Tallahassee Historical Society

Anthony Jones, Tallahassee Community College

Thank you to our Partners & Sponsors!


Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee Historical Society, Florida Civil Rights Museum, Inc., National Association for the Preservation of African-American History and Culture, Inc., Fort San Luis, NSDAR


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Parking is available throughout the downtown area on a first-come first-serve basis. Most downtown lots, such as the lot at Kleman Plaza, charge a parking fee. These fees are not associated with or controlled by the Tallahassee History Festival or Tallahassee Community College.


Kleman Plaza | 306 S Duval St


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