Saturday, Nov 11, 2017

32nd Annual Civilian Conservation Corps Festival at Highlands Hammock

Time: 10:00 am til 4:00 pm

Location: Highlands Hammock State Park, 5931 Hammock Road Sebring , FL 33872

Description: Celebrate the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps and Highlands Hammock State Park at the 32nd Annual Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Festival!

The festival will honor returning CCC Alumni and features an antique car show, arts and crafts vendors, tram rides, pony rides, children's activities, and heritage craft demonstrations such as blacksmithing, pinecone quilting and pine needle basketry. Community non-profit exhibitors representing historical and environmental/nature organizations and government agencies are also featured.

Highlands Hammock is “home” to the state of Florida CCC Museum and the festival is the park’s signature event. The “CCC Boys” and their families are "welcomed home" annually on the second Saturday of November. Dr. David J. Nelson, Professor of History, Bainbridge State College, Bainbridge, Georgia, is the featured special guest speaker. A former Florida park ranger and state archivist, he is the author of “Florida Crackers and Yankee Tourists: The Civilian Conservation Corps, the Florida Park Service and the Emergence of Modern Tourism.”

For more info on the event see link below or call (863) 386-6094

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FPAN is posting this event as a courtesy, we will neither be hosting nor attending this event.

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