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Interesting historical Park.

Went on a weekday so some of the buildings were closed.No fee to walk around the park and look at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert K
Very interesting!!

Nice place to visit. Good source of local history. I live in Punta Gorda for 8 months during... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Alan H
Punta Gorda, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a weekday so some of the buildings were closed.No fee to walk around the park and look at the interesting places.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robert K
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Nice place to visit. Good source of local history. I live in Punta Gorda for 8 months during winter and return to Maine for 4 months in summer. We often take visitors to the History Park as part of the city tour.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Alan H
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This park is relatively small, but still very nice. Nice pathways adorned with native flowers lead to the historic buildings. This park is a work in progress with the work being done by volunteers. On weekends, there is a local farmers' market. Parking can be...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Great place to walk around and view old Florida homes and gardens. The old steel jail is really a scary thing to view. Keep walking for another mile and you can see the old train station. The local trails are easy and wide if you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Came here to check out the farmers market one Sunday. We needed some fruits & veggies for the weeks vacation. 2 fruit & veggie stands had plenty to offer and competitive pricing. Purchased some local honey from a nice couple at another stand....honey is excellent...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Cute little farmers market with a good variety. Worth the trip! Fruits and veggies and lunch options. There were some cute clothes and some soaps and oils.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank WanderingWienerDog
Reviewed March 23, 2018

We have gone on Sunday a few times now and always enjoy the vendors, the fresh produce and the nice area to walk. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Bob F
Reviewed February 13, 2018

This is a great synopsis of some of Punta Gorda's past, with the founder, Isaac Trabue's office building (now a craft shop), a cigar workers cottage, when cigar making was an industry in Punta Gorda, additional historical homes and lovely gardens. One being a pineapple...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank Mark F
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Sundays there is a farmers market with some local crafts. Usually an entertainer playing music. Nice place to pick up good food.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank TheGreatNorthShore
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Time 9-1:00 This is Punta Gorda's second Farmers Market - Saturday is by the Court House and is larger. Some of the same vendors are at both. This location offers lots of parking.We biked from our townhouse. The local bike path takes you here. I...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank lizs501
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Hi, are planning on staying in Punta Gorda? If so there are some nice hotels off of South 41 on the harbor. I don't know your price point, I stay at the Punta Gorda Waterfront Hotel. It's not the grandest but it's easy to... More