Museum at Stephen Foster

Entrance to the Museum

We’ve talked about Stephen Foster Folk Heritage State Park in White Springs, FL several times. We love camping there. They have events like Rural Days and a Festival of Lights which we like to attend, made all the more convenient by being able to walk to the event. Last visit Karl realized that while we often tour the museum and bell tower, we rarely photograph them. This last trip we spent an afternoon doing a photo shoot of the buildings and had fun doing it, and comparing photographs. Karl shot the first three of these, I shot the last.

The museum contains information and exhibits about Stephen Foster. He wrote many songs, one of the most famous “Way Down Upon the Suwanee River”. Large dioramas illustrate his most famous works, and there are many antique pianos and furniture from the period.

Painting over one of the Fireplaces, showing Foster and scenes from his songs
Mannequin depicting “Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair” song.
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Silhouettes in the front garden

It is out of the way, but a fun place to visit if you are in the area or passing by.

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