The agricultural life of Walton County is represented by a horse-drawn
buggy and tools related to farming in the county.
J. Catts was a Baptist preacher who was elected Governor
of Florida in 1917. The museum has replicated his porch which
features photographs from his term as Governor, his bowler hat,
and his wife's Inaugural gown.
Springs was the winter home of the Chautauqua
from the 1880s until the 1930s. Our Chautauqua collection includes
program books, other books about Chautauqua and its history,
and items from the Chautauqua period. Also featured is a display
of items that belonged to Wallace Bruce, a
president of the Chautauqua and the man responsible for building
the Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood, and items from his estate.
educational heritage of Walton County is represented by a 130
year old desk from Knox
Hill Academy, a portable Chautauqua desk, yearbooks
from Palmer College, and memorabilia from former
Walton County scholars.
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