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LIMITED REOPENING!

The Historic Haile Homestead will be OPEN the following dates through September:

Sunday, June 6th, 12-4 PM, last tour begins at 3:15 PM

Saturday, June 12th,10 AM-2 PM, last tour begins at 1:15 PM

Sunday, June 20th, 12-4 PM, last tour begins at 3:15 PM

Saturday, June 26th,10 AM-2 PM, last tour begins at 1:15 PM

Saturday, July 3rd, 10 AM - 2 PM, last tour begins at 1:15 PM

Sunday, July 11th, 12-4 PM, last tour begins at 3:15 PM

Saturday, July 17th, 10 AM -2 PM, last tour begins at 1:15 PM

Sunday, July 25th, 12-4 PM, last tour begins at 3:15 PM

Saturday, July 31st, 10 AM -2 PM, last tour begins at 1:15 PM

Sunday, August 1st, 12-4 PM, last tour begins at 3:15 PM

Saturday, August 7th, 0 AM-2 PM, last tour begins at 1:15 PM

Sunday, August 15th, 12-4 PM, last tour begins at 3:15 PM

Saturday, August 21st,10 AM-2 PM, last tour begins at 1:15 PM

Sunday, August, 29th, 12-4 PM, last tour begins at 3:15 PM

Saturday, September 4th, 10 AM-2 PM, last tour begins at 1:15 PM

Sunday, September 12th, 2-4 PM, last tour begins at 3:15 PM

Saturday, September 18th, 10 AM-2 PM, last tour begins at 1:15 PM

Sunday, September 26th, 12-4 PM, last tour begins at 3:15 PM

Come early so you'll have time to see the museum and watch our videos to get a deeper understanding the Homestead's complex history. We're not yet ready to return to a normal schedule. We will post any updates here and on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/hailehomestead

Following May 13, 2021 CDC guidance on mask for fully vaccinated people. 

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HOMESTEAD FEATURED ON TELEMUNDO 51!

Click on the link to see the piece in Spanish!

Sólo en T51. Historic Haile Homestead en Gainesville – Telemundo Miami (51) (telemundo51.com)

WELCOME to the Historic Haile Homestead at Kanapaha Plantation. In 1854 Thomas Evans and Serena Chesnut Haile moved their family from Camden, South Carolina to Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida. Their 6,200 sq ft home was built by 56 enslaved laborers. The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls." For a reason lost to time, the Haile family wrote on the walls of their home - over 12,500 words in almost every room and closet! Come visit us this weekend and see this gem of history, frozen in time - let the walls speak to you of joys and sorrows of more than a century ago. Visit the Allen & Ethel Graham Visitors Center and Museum! Learn about the enslaved laborers and freedmen, whose stories are intertwined into the fabric of our tours! NEW: Videos to watch while you wait for your tour to begin: "Beginnings" and "Enslavement to Freedom." Learn about a group of cotton planters who relocated from South Carolina to Florida. And more importantly, learn about what slavery was, the brutal truth of it, and how Reconstruction and Jim Crow impacted freedmen in Alachua County and Florida.