Welcome back to our series Decades of Seminole Tourism! This week, join us as we navigate the ups and downs of the 1920s. The 1920s were marked by economic growth and expansion of Seminole tourism, becoming one of the biggest businesses in Florida.
Looking to learn more about the Seminole Tribe of Florida? Why don’t you explore the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Online Collections? This week, join us as we look at these robust online offerings, how to access them, and what they contain!
Welcome back to the second part of this month’s installment of Decades of Seminole Tourism. Last week, we gave a brief overview of the shifts in Seminole tourism from 1910-1920. This week, join us as we learn about the importance of Seminole dolls, their history, and how they embody Seminole resilience and resistance.
Take a trip along Florida’s Native American Heritage Trail! This week, follow along to find out what it is, how you can find sites along the trail, and for some special South Florida highlights.
Boats, trains, and automobiles – oh my! This week, join us as we drive through Florida with a close look at early transportation methods, and how they changed Florida tourism forever.
Welcome to the first of a brand-new blog series; decades of Seminole tourism! This week, look back to the early 1900s. Captain Tom Tiger started and ran the first Seminole tourism enterprise in 1904. Although short lived, it would signal a long-lasting relationship between Seminoles and Florida Tourism.
Looking to be a reader this summer? Tune in to our Children’s Book Club! Featuring two books suitable for children of all ages, this book club will center the life and stories of Seminole tribal leader Betty Mae Jumper. Happy Reading!
Visiting the Everglades? Make sure to look up! Follow along this week for everything you need about summer stargazing. From supermoons to stars, the night sky is sure to dazzle.
This week, learn a bit about the Florida Folklife Festival! Experience music, crafts, storytelling, food, dancing and more at this year's 70th annual festival in White Springs, FL. Follow along to explore the history of the festival, the integral role Seminole people have played in its popularity and success, and how you can participate.