If you would like to experience the way life was in Florida 100 to 150 years ago, then stop by Dudley Farm and get that experience first-hand. Also, the park has a number of exciting programs and events planned throughout the year. Please visit the event section of this website for more information.Schools and other groups interested in guided tours are invited to experience a true 19th-...
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Dudley Farm Historic State Park
Welcome to Dudley Farm Historic State Park
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this park demonstrates the evolution of Florida farming from the 1850s to the mid-1940s-through three generations of the Dudley family. An authentic working farm, the homestead consists of 18 buildings, including the family farmhouse with original furnishings, an 1880s kitchen outbuilding, a general store and post office, and a functional cane syrup complex. Park staff in period clothing perform daily chores, raise crops and tend to livestock. The farm features seasonal cane grindings, corn shuckings and heritage varieties of livestock and plants. Deer, wild turkeys, gopher tortoises and bluebirds are still seen in the fields. The park has a visitor center, picnic area and nature trail.