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 Koreshan Unity Settlement.Continue reading “Koreshan State Park Celebrates Women’s History Month and the Women’s Right to Vote Centennial”
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.Continue reading “Ghost Walk – A Time Travel Through History”
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 is a great fundraiser for the park! The best part is all the funds raised stay here in our park. Continue reading “Ghost Walk Volunteers Needed!”
We are pleased to announce that the Art Hall roof is now being restored! Thank you to the Florida State Park Service, and Continue reading “Art Hall Being Restored!”