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The Panhandle Sights

Downtown Tallahassee Historic Trail

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Updated 05/12/2014

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A route originally mapped and documented by an eager Eagle Scout as part of a merit-badge project, this trail has become a Tallahassee sightseeing staple. The starting point is the New Capitol, where you can pick up maps and descriptive brochures at the visitor center. You'll walk through the Park Avenue and Calhoun Street historic districts, which will take you back to territorial days and the era of postwar reconstruction. The trail is dotted with landmark churches and

cemeteries, along with outstanding examples of Greek revival, Italianate, and prairie-style architecture. Some houses are open to the public.

Meginnis-Monroe House. This house served as a field hospital during the Civil War and is now the home of the LeMoyne Center for the Visual Arts. 125 N. Gadsden St., 32301. Free. Tues.–Sat. 10–5.

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Updated 05/12/2014


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