Mandarin Museum at Walter Jones Park

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Event Dates
Saturday from Saturday, July 6, 2013 through Saturday, September 28, 2013
Event Location
Mandarin Museum
11964 Mandarin Road
Jacksonville, 32223
Contact
Sandy Arpen,
mandarinmuseum@bells
outh.net
Additional Info
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Take a stroll through the beautiful 11 acre park on the banks of the St. Johns River in historic Mandarin and visit the Mandarin Museum. Exhibits provide an intimate venue to discover the history of the area. The park walk includes the 1876 barn and home built by Major William Webb, a boardwalk along the river, a sawmill, and the Losco Winery building. Artifacts inside the museum include: items related to Harriet Beecher Stowe who wintered in Mandarin from 1867-1884, items related to the Civil War era and the steamship Maple Leaf, an Art Gallery featuring Mandarin artists, and a small store of books and items related to local history.

Located at 11964 Mandarin Rd.

The Museum is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tours may be scheduled for school groups, scouts, etc.

Check website for more information: www.mandarinmuseum.net. www.facebook.com/mandarinmuseum

mandarinmuseum@bellsouth.net

904-268-0784

Tags: mandarin, family, things to do, jacksonville, museum, outdoors
 
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