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Hannibal Square Heritage Center

642 W New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4134
+1 407-539-2680
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this is a beautiful place for meetings, pilate workouts, or just sitting outside and reading. you... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
denisefE7832CB
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Orlando, Florida
Winter Park's African American History & More Treasures at Hannibal Square Heritage Center

If you love history, culture, African American History, or a glimpse at the past through photos... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
C.A. N
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Winter Park, Florida
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642 W New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4134
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"shady park"
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

this is a beautiful place for meetings, pilate workouts, or just sitting outside and reading. you are within walking distance of the downtown winter park avenue where you can shop and eat too. this historic section of winter park has been transformed to a beautiful...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

If you love history, culture, African American History, or a glimpse at the past through photos and stories; then you need to visit this little museum-heritage center right off Park Ave in Winter Park. I visited twice in a week because it was so nice...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Da wife and I were in town for the Sidewalk Art Exhibit (Go if you get a chance! It’s a great show!). We wandered up to Hannibal Square from downtown Winter Park to look around. We loved a park called Shady Park. From there, looking...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This museum is definitely breathtaking! Our family visited this center as a part of our family vacation, education for our teens and also for one of our teens to do a school project/essay. Our tour guide (Cyria), was so very kind and knowledgeable. We learned...More

Thank KaLena B
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is a unique small photographic museum focusing on the culture of Winter Park's Hannibal Square neighborhood, a historically all-black neighborhood located near downtown Winter Park. The museum contains a time line of the history of the Hannibal Square area from post-Reconstruction era through the...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2016

This was suggested by my cousin who lives in Florida and is not normally frequented by tourists. I found the photos of the inhabitants of the area very interesting.

Thank Anita s
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

The museum showcases the significant history of the local African-American population and provides a good context for how Winter Park became what it is today.

Thank Les L
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Reviewed 21 March 2015

They have several nice exhibits about the local community and its history. The time line gives a great overview of the history of Hannibal Square, one of the first communities where African Americans could buy and own property. Currently they have a large photo exhibit...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2015 via mobile

Interesting display depicting stories from the lives of local African-American identities from 1880s through to present. Very welcoming and informative curator/manager Syria. Nearby Shady Park great for a picnic, or check out one of several upmarket eateries on New England Avenue.

3  Thank Catherinetas
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Reviewed 29 December 2014

Beautiful artwork and numerous pieces by local artist. Well worth the visit. It is located right across from the Winter Park Community Center. Something for everyone.

2  Thank lilmoeco2002
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Winter Park is contiguous to Orlando on the north. I had a 20 minute commute to downtown Orlando from Winter Park using city streets.
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