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Special Exhibit: Tate’s Hell, the Legend, Tate’s Hell, the Place

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Boardwalk overlooking a forest

The Carrabelle History Museum is presenting a special exhibit, “Tate’s Hell, the Legend, Tate’s Hell, the Place”. This exhibit will open on Saturday, March 16 and run through Saturday, April 27. The museum is open Wednesdays from 12 noon to 5 pm, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am  to 5 pm and Sundays 12 noon to 5 pm. There is no charge for admission; donations are gratefully accepted to defray costs. 

This Tate’s Hell exhibit will explore the many facets of the legend of Tate’s Hell, the misadventures and fate of Cebe Tate, and how Tate’s Hell State Forest got its name. Wildlife and landscape photos taken in Tate’s Hell by John Spohrer and Jon Johnson will be on display. This exhibit will also include the song, The Ballad of Tate’s Hell by Will McLean and performed by Frank Lindamood and the FSU Department of Communications’ 1983 short film, “A Tale of Tate’s Hell”. “In the folk region, people are wedded to the land, and the land holds memories. The people themselves possess identity and ancestry, through continuous occupation of the same soil. Local events can flower into legend and ballad and proverb, and village ways can harden into custom.” Richard M. Corson in American Folklore. 

Carrabelle History Museum is located at SE 106 Avenue B, Carrabelle, FL. For more information, go to www.carrabellehistorymuseum.org or contact 850-697-2141 or carrabellehistorymuseum@gmail.com, Sponsored by C-Quarters Marina and Shaun Donahoe Realty. Funding in part by the Franklin County Tourist Development Council.

Carrabelle History Museum
106 SE Avenue B
Carrabelle, FL 32322 + Google Map