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#122 of 212 state parks in Florida

Best trails in Orman House Historic State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Orman House Historic State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Built in 1838 by Thomas Orman, this antebellum home overlooks the Apalachicola River, and was used for both business and social gatherings. Orman was a cotton merchant and businessman in Apalachicola from 1840 to the 1870s. He helped the tiny town become one of the Gulf Coast's most important cotton exporting ports during the mid-19th century. The house features details of both federal and Greek revival styles with wooden mantelpieces, molded plaster cornices, and wide heart-pine floorboards. For a small fee, guided tours are offered hourly.Visit the adjoining Chapman Botanical Garden and Three Soldiers Detail, the gardens honor Dr. Alvin Chapman, enjoy the butterfly garden and other botanical features, walkways and open space. The Three Soldiers Detail is a bronze replica of the Vietnam memorial statue in Washington D.C.

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Map of trails in Orman House Historic State Park
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Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:55 pm
Contact
(850) 653-1209
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