Walking In The Footsteps of Florida's First People

When
Saturday, November 3, 2018 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Where
Blue Spring State Park Thursby House

2100 W. French Ave
Orange City FL 32763

Fees

Please obtain an After-Hours Pass from Ranger Station

Description

Take a trip back in time and transport yourself to the ancient villages of Central Florida.

Imagine what life would have been like as a part of the Timucuan tribe. See how Florida's First People lived in our local surroundings. Learn about the role that native plants played in medicinal and everyday use and other survival techniques that tribes of the area used to inhabit the land.

Demonstrations and Displays

Learn how Florida's first people utilized the natural materials around them. Experience the food, clothing and shelter of these amazing people first hand. Try your hand at throwing an atlatl or starting a fire using a bow and drill. Learn about the many other Native American Heritage Month Programs happening at nearby State Parks.

Stories Around the Fire

Gather around a campfire and imagine what life in Florida would have been like as a part of the Timucuan and Mayaca tribes. After hours passes will be available at the ranger station on the day of the program.

Contact
darrell.r.thomas@dep.state.fl.us