Tallahassee History & Heritage
Tallahassee history weaves a fascinating tapestry of politics and cultures, agriculture and innovation, higher education and religion, and liberty and justice, with southern charm, and international flavors. You don’t have to be a history buff to experience and appreciate the depth and diversity of Tallahassee’s history and heritage. Florida’s capital city plays a big role in the stories of Florida’s and American histories.
Today Tallahassee boasts diverse cultural heritage and is flourishing with many rhythms and flavors. Museums, festivals, cuisine, arts and crafts, and year-round events honor and celebrate Asian, Greek, Hispanic, and Celtic heritage in the Tallahassee area.
For a complete listing of Tallahassee history and heritage events, visit our online Events Calendar and check out our list of featured historical attractions below.
Fort Gadsden Historic State Park/Apalachicola National Forest