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Orman House Historic State Park

 Activities at Orman House Historic State Park

Gardens

Gardens

Take a stroll and find yourself swept away into periods long since forgotten. On one path, visitors will find the Orman House Historic State Park, featuring the 1838 antebellum home of Thomas Orman. Just across the street, visitors can discover Northwest Florida's natural flora at Chapman Botanical Garden, built in honor of Dr. Alvan Chapman, a prominent southern botanist and 1800s resident of Apalachicola. Time stands still in the garden, where visitors can find a place of solitude to read a book, start a new painting or watch the butterflies in the butterfly garden.

Interpretive Exhibit

Interpretive Exhibit

Interpretive exhibits are available.

Picnicking

Picnicking

Consumption of alcohol beverages is prohibited, except during park-sanctioned events where alcohol is permitted within designated areas.

Tours

Tours

The house is open daily for hourly guided tours from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Thursday through Monday. A fee of $2 per person is charged. Children under 6 are admitted free. The gardens and grounds of the Orman House may be rented for special events. Please call the park for further information.