Legend of Tate’s Hell

The Carrabelle History Museum is presenting a history program entitled, “The Legend of Tate’s Hell”. This program will explore the many facets of the legend of Tate’s Hell, the fate of Cebe Tate and how Tate’s Hell State Forest got its name. The FSU Department of Communications’ 1983 short film,… Continue

2023 Carrabelle Culture Crawl

The Carrabelle History Museum is hosting the Carrabelle Culture Crawl on Saturday, February 18, 2023, 10 am to 3 pm. Due to expected inclement weather this free cultural event had to be rescheduled by one week. Many of the event partners are already re-confirmed including musicians Frank Lindamood, Cody Barber,… Continue

Exhibits: Shipwrecks of Dog Island

This exhibit explores Dog Island’s rich maritime history, and especially focuses on those shipwrecks that resulted from the direct hit of the 1899 “Carrabelle Hurricane” through amazing photographs. Dog Island was a safe harbor for European explorers, smugglers, fishermen and lumbermen. In 2018, Hurricane Michael uncovered parts of two ships… Continue

Special Exhibit: “Carrabelle in the 1930’s”

Ferry between Apalachicola and Carrabelle. 1930s (circa). Owned and operated by Captain A. L. Wing.

The Carrabelle History Museum is excited to announce a special exhibit on “Carrabelle in the 1930’s” will be opening on Sunday, May 1 and be on display through Saturday, May 28, 2022. There is no charge for admission but donations are gladly accepted. The museum and exhibit are open Wednesdays… Continue

2022 Carrabelle Culture Crawl

Art, Music, Heritage, Fun! The Carrabelle History Museum hosted the Carrabelle Culture Crawl on Saturday, March 19, 2022. This annual event is a free celebration of amazing local culture, art, music, history, food, and fun in the heart of downtown Carrabelle. It’s a wonderful opportunity to have fun as you experience… Continue

Avenue B: The Place to See

Carrabelle History Museum hosts Avenue B: The Place to See Cultural, Educational, Historical & Natural Expo The Carrabelle History Museum is excited to again be hosting a fun, historical, cultural and natural resources expo on Avenue B as part of the 31st Annual Carrabelle Riverfront Festival. This exhibitor’s expo will… Continue

C. C. Land Turpentine Camp

The Carrabelle History Museum is excited to announce a new special exhibit on “C. C. Land Turpentine Camp”.  This exhibit will be on display from Wednesday, March 2 through Saturday, April 30. There is no charge for admission but donations are gladly accepted. The museum and exhibit are open Wednesdays… Continue

Talking Turpentine

History of the Turpentine Industry in North Florida The Carrabelle History Museum presented a new educational program entitled, “History of the Turpentine Industry in North Florida” featuring Barbara Clark, Director of the North Central Region for Florida Public Archaeology (FPAN). The program was held on Saturday, February 12, 2022, from… Continue

Shipwrecks of Dog Island

The Carrabelle History Museum presented a fascinating history program about the Shipwrecks of Dog Island on Saturday, January 15, 2021. This program explored Dog Island’s rich maritime history, and especially focused on those shipwrecks that resulted from the Category 5 direct hit, the “Carrabelle Hurricane” in 1899. In prehistory, Dog… Continue

Right On Time: Buck O’Neil and Black Baseball

The Carrabelle History Museum presented a fascinating history program entitled, “Right On Time: Buck O’Neil and Black Baseball”. This program featured author, Wes Singletary and baseball aficionado, Josh Weaver and was held Saturday, November 20, 2021. John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil was born in Carrabelle, FL on November 13, 1911. He… Continue