In 1894, something extraordinary was happening along the banks of Mosquito Creek in what is now known as Koreshan State Park. Dr. Cyrus Teed had sent down the first group of his followers from Chicago to clear land and begin building what would be the foundations of his vision of a religious-utopian community called the […]
The Koreshans brought culture and industry to Southwest Florida. They owned and operated many businesses in the Historic Settlement, including a machine shop, general store, bakery, post office and school. For more than a quarter century, Koreshan State Park and Friends of Koreshan have offered guests a view of the life and times of Dr. […]
Hello Everyone! My name is Shawn Woodsmith. I am the coordinator for the Koreshan Ghost Walk. It is that time of year again where I need to start working on Ghost Walk. Ghost Walk is the play we put on at Koreshan State Park, the last weekend in January and first weekend in February. It […]
Now accepting vendor applications and sponsorships for our 2018 – 2019 events @ http://friendsofkoreshan.org/forms/!
We are pleased to announce that the Art Hall roof is now being restored! Thank you to the Florida State Park Service, and (more…)
We have a problem! The roofs of our beautiful structures are leaking and causing water damage. The Florida State Park Service has placed a tarp on the roof of the Art Hall and have plans to replace some roofs, but the need for maintenance, repair and restoration doesn’t end there. The Planetary Court needs (more…)