AAA Editor Notes
Manatee Village Historical Park is at 1404 Manatee Ave. E. (SR 64). The village includes an 1860 courthouse, 1887 church, 1912 settler's house, 1903 general store and 1908 one-room schoolhouse. Other highlights include a replica of a typical Florida barn as well as a boat works building, restored smokehouse, turpentine still, working blacksmith shop and a cow hunter's bunkhouse. Also on the grounds is Old Cabbage Head, a 1913 Baldwin steam engine. Visitors can tour the 1850 Old Manatee Burying Grounds by appointment.
Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.