HISTORIC SPANISH POINT
Explore & Experience Florida's Past
• Archaeology Exhibits • Pioneer Homestead
• Formal Gardens • Nature Trails
Guided tours daily - call for schedule.
500 North Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41)
9 A.M. - 5 P.M. Mon. - Sat. | Noon - 5 P.M. Sun.
GAMBLE PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE
Once the site of a sugar plantation of 3,500 acres owned by Maj. Robert
Gamble, who built an antebellum manor house in the 1840's. Today, the
restored and refurbished Gamble Mansion is the only surviving plantation
house in South Florida and the oldest home in Manatee County. West of I-75
Exit 43 near U.S. 301 East
Tours 8 A.M. - sunset Thur. - Mon.
MADIRA BICKEL MOUND
Three periods of Florida Indian culture dating back two-thousand years at
this archaeological site which covers 10 aacres on Terra Ceia Island in
U.S. 19 north from Bradenton, following the signs to the Sunshine Skyway.
Exit at Terra Ceia Island. The mound site is on the island's west shore,
facing the bay.
Open daily from 8 AM to sunset.
MANATEE VILLAGE HISTORICAL PARK
6th Avenue East and 15th Street East
9 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Mon. - Sat. | 1:30 - 4:30 P.M. Sun.