Monday, June 8, 2009

Osceola County- places to visit

Osceola County

A World of Orchids

A World of Orchids is considered as the largest indoor display of its type in the world! 22,500 square feet of conservatory with orchids and other tropical plants in various stages of growth.

9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Monday Through Saturday
Sundays, New Year's Day, July 4th, the 3rd and 4th week in July,
Thanksgiving, Christmas and December 26.
2501 Old Lake Wilson Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34747

Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall

Also known as G.A.R. Museum
1101 Massachusetts Ave
St. Cloud, FL 34769
Osceola County
(407) 892-6146

Open to Public
On the St. Cloud Historical Trail
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

More info/Directions:
The Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall was built in 1914. This building served as a memorial to Civil War veterans, a meeting hall, and a live performance theatre. Today, this site is one of the best-preserved Grand Army of the Republic halls in the country.

Osceola County Historical Museum and Pioneer Enrichment Center

Also known as Osceola County Historical Society & Pioneer Center Museum
750 N Bass Rd
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Osceola County
(407) 396-8644

Open to Public
More info/Directions:
The Columbia County Historical Museum is located in a residence dating from the 1870s. The museum provides both locals and visitors with the opportunity to learn about the history of the Lake City area and Columbia County.

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