Saturday, November 1, 2014

Historic Spanish Point

Located in Osprey, Florida, Historic Spanish Point is a museum complex and archaeological site with preserved pioneer dwellings, Native American remains, and lovely garden landscapes.  Included in the gardens, are the Fern and Jungle Walk with a scenic aqueduct, and a Sunken Garden and Pergola.

The historical things on the site are quite fascinating.  There's an Indian burial mound, an archaeological exhibition built inside a shell mound, and an old house built in 1901 that once belonged to the Guptill family.

Historic Spanish Point is open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, and from 12:00 to 5:00 PM on Sundays.  Admission for adults is $12.00, and for children, $5.00.


  1. Hi Sherry - the historical sites look to be great informational points ... the Indian burial mound, and the archaeological exhibition inside the shell mound .. looks very interesting .. cheers Hilary

  2. this sounds right up my alley - lovely gardens, aquaduct, history, and an old home. Lots of bang for the buck.

  3. This one seems to be a bit different from the usual. I am definitely thinking of spending a vacation touring some of these gardens!
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    1. You'd probably enjoy a garden tour vacation!

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  5. Hey Sherry,

    Yes, it really is me! :) I'm so glad to get back here and check out the latest garden on your lovely, visual site. A First Nation's people burial ground makes this all the more fascinating.

    Have a peaceful weekend, dear Sherry.