Arcadia Mill Calendar of Events

Programming

Join us for free and ticketed programming throughout the year


SPRING 2019

The Dirt on Historic Arcadia tour
Tuesday, March 19 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Arcadia Mill Site &
Thursday, March 21 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Arcadia Homestead Site

Join us for free archaeology tours of Historic Arcadia to celebrate Florida Archaeology Month! On Tuesday the 19th, visitors will tour the mill site and on Thursday the 21st, visitors will tour the homestead site. Tours will last approximately one hour, please wear outdoor clothing with closed-toe shoes.

Florida's Flora: Nature Tour of Arcadia Mill
Saturdays in April at 10:30 a.m. & second Saturday of the month in May-August at 10:30 a.m.

Guests of all ages will learn about how native plants were used in the past on the Florida's Flora tour! The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour and takes place along the boardwalk and nature trails. Trail appropriate attire, bug spray, and sunscreen are recommended. Purchase tickets online or in the Visitor's Center!

Admiring the Hush Arbor
Saturday, May 18th at 4:30 p.m.
Arcadia Homestead at 4755 Anna Simpson Rd Milton, FL 32583

Join us for the second annual public program that explores African-American religiong and resistance during the antebellum period. In partnership with the Florida Public Archaeology Network, this program will include period music and stories from local experts, all framed by a traditional hush arbor. The event is outdoors, limited seating will be available. 

FALL 2019

Sawmills & Skirmishes: Civil War Tour of Arcadia Mill

Join costumed guides on a historic boardwalk tour, Sawmills and Skirmishes, focusing on events at Arcadia Mill and the surrounding area. Tour is family-friendly and lasts approximately 45 minutes including hands-on activities. 

Arcadia Kids Crafts

Join us from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the newly expanded Arcadia Mill Classroom


  • Saturday, April 27, 2019
  • Saturday, May 25, 2019
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019

Lectures

Join us for free lectures in the Arcadia Mill Classroom 


Thank you for joining us for Black History Month, check back for upcoming lectures!

Traveling Exhibits

Check out the Arcadia Classroom for traveling exhibits


Heritage Monitoring Scouts: Learn about how you can help monitor heritage at risk in Florida, courtesy of the Florida Public Archaeology Network. 

Archaeology 101: Milton High and the Scott Site: Learn about Milton High School's archaeology program, courtesy of the Florida Public Archaeology Network.