Welcome to the Website of Florida Living History, Inc. (FLH), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating the public about Florida's colonial and territorial history using living history program demonstrations and recreated portrayals of significant historial events. FLH strives for high standards in historical interpretation and supports educational initiatives that promote a greater understanding and appreciation of Florida's rich and diverse history.
The purpose of FLH is to:
Foster an understanding of Florida’s history through programs, events, demonstrations, portrayals, media relations, and publications;
Encourage the study of Florida’s colonial and territorial history from the time of Don Juan Ponce de Leon’s first landing in 1513 to the time of Florida’s statehood in 1845;
Develop living history programs that interpret, portray, and demonstrate the Native American, military, and civilian aspects of that history;
Present such programs to students and members of the general public;
Operate exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.
FLH also serves as an organizational umbrella for living history units committed to accurate interpretations based on in-depth historical research, analysis, and consultation with professional academics and historians. The organization will provide logistic, administrative, advisory, and insurance-related support for these units to enable them to function smoothly, safely, and securely in their endeavors. Member units of FLH are covered at all events by a comprehensive liability insurance policy. Certificates of Insurance are available upon request. FLH measures its success by the long-term committment of its member units to provide educational enlightenment, entertainment, and a greater understanding of Florida's past.
Thank you for your interest in our organization. We invite you to explore our Web site for more information. If you have questions or comments, then contact Florida Living History, Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Florida Living History Inc., Organizing Directors, Mark Schmitt, Davis Walker, John Powell, and Robert B Ryals
FLH strives to promote a greater understanding of Florida's colonial history.