Port St. Joe, Florida: Constitution Museum and Monument

State Park along gulf coast features a stone monument in the woods to the 1838 debate about Florida's entry into the union. A half-block away, in the museum's replica Convention Hall, dummy delegates debate the merits of statehood.
Address:
200 Allen Memorial Way, Port St. Joe, FL
Directions:
Constitution Convention Museum State Park. Right on Highway 98 between Allen Memorial Way and Gautier Memorial Way.
Hours:
Museum Th-M 9-12, 1-5. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
850-229-8029
Admission:
Museum $2; monument free.
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Constitution Museum and Monument

Didn't go inside but did see the 1838 Florida Constitution monument in the park beside it.

[Tamatha Loper, 10/05/2017]
Constitution Convention Museum and Monument

Museum dedicated to the signing of Florida's Constitution in 1838. Nice little museum, monument, and park overlooking St. Joe Bay.

[Bullwinkle, 10/02/2011]

Features a replica of the convention hall where delegate mannequins debate joining the Union. Florida became the 27th state in 1845.


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