February 11, 2015
SCHOOL DAYS AT FORT FOSTER
Hillsborough River State Park
Date: February 11th-13th, 2015. 10:00 am -1:00 pm
This “Back in Time” living history program will feature the military, Seminoles and civilians along with a variety of craft demonstrations. A special time for students to enjoy a first person history lesson, take a ranger-led tour of a Florida frontiers fort and interact with period Seminole natives. An opportunity to purchase period merchandise & refreshments is available to your students.
The Fort Foster State Historic Site is located adjacent to Hillsborough River State Park on U.S. 301 North, 9 miles north of Fowler Avenue and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills.
All school groups, sutlers, vendors, and demonstrators, must register by February 9th.
Please see the “Additional Information” tab for registration forms
Fees: Student admission for this special event is a $2 donation to Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society per student. There is no charge for teachers and chaperones.
Contact: Contact the park at 813.987.6870
Directions: Hillsborough River State Park is located 9 miles north of Tampa and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills on US Highway 301.
From I-75, Southbound from Ocala take the SR 54. Exit #279 east to Hwy 301, travel South for 6 miles, and the park will be on your right-hand side.
From I-75, Northbound from Tampa take the Fowler Ave. Exit #265 east to Hwy 301, travel North for 9 miles, and the park will be on your left-hand side.
From I-4, West bound take Exit 10 go north on CR 579 to US 301, follow the signs and go North 7 miles the park will be on your left-hand side.
From I-4, East bound take Exit 7 (be careful of the merges) and go North on US 301 for 14 miles, the park will be on your left-hand side.