Learn more about Florida’s rich history and vibrant culture with these multimedia resources from Viva Florida!

New Interactive Virtual Tour of Mission San Luis

Visitors are invited to experience this unique Florida site and learn more about the Apalachee Indians and Spanish Franciscans who lived in present day Tallahassee at Mission San Luis. Not able to visit the site today? Check out the new interactive 360 degree virtual tour where you can move around the site and view stunning 360 degree views, interact with educational content including photographic galleries and audio clips, and watch videos about the site.  Read More

Educational Multimedia

Viva Florida strategic partners at the Florida Channel, WFSU and the Florida Humanities Council, regularly produce valuable multimedia presentations for learners of all ages.   Learn more

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Florida Humanities Council

As a strategic Viva Florida partner, the Florida Humanities Council (FHC) is dedicated to building strong communities and informed citizens by providing Floridians with the opportunity to explore the heritage, traditions and stories of our state and its place in the world.

FHC provides grants to non-profit organizations to provide public humanities programs and cultural resources in their communities. FHC also designs and coordinates workshops for K-12 teachers, conducts heritage tours, operates a humanities speakers bureau, and partners with libraries to provide family literacy programs and cultural exhibits. FHC’s award-winning magazine, FORUM, which is circulated throughout the state, provides historic perspective and cultural insight into a wide-range of Florida topics.

Learn More and Explore History with The Florida Humanities Council

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Statewide Viva Florida 500 Time Capsule

The statewide time capsule was sealed in Tallahassee at the R.A. Gray Building on December 31, 2013. The time capsule will be on display at the R.A. Gray Building until March 3, 2095. It will be opened on that day as a part of the celebrations for the 250th anniversary of Florida statehood.

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