Black History Discovery Trail in Lakeland | Polk County Moms
black history discovery trail - in lakeland

The City of Lakeland invites the community to learn about local black history through the Black History Trail. There are two ways to explore the trail – in person or virtual. If you choose to explore the trail in person you can pick up a Black History Discovery Trail Activity Card at any trail stop. 

The stops on the trail are:

  • Lakeland Police Department Lobby
    219 N Massachusetts Avenue
    Lakeland, Florida 33801
    Open 24 Hours
  • Lakeland City Hall Lobby
    228 S. Massachusetts Avenue
    Lakeland, FL 33801
    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Jackson Branch Library Lobby
    1700 N Florida Avenue
    Lakeland, FL 33805
    Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    Friday, Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Simpson Park Community Center Lobby
    1725 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
    Lakeland, FL 33805
    Monday -Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Sunday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Coleman-Bush Building Lobby
    1104 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue
    Lakeland, FL 33805
    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

To explore the trail virtually click HERE. If an email address is entered in the virtual tour submission form a certificate will be emailed for a FREE visit to one of the Recreation Centers or Swimming Pools (date to be announced)

 

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