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Free Entry At Florida State Parks For Veterans Day

A Florida postcard from the 1930s or 1940s.
Boston Public Library Collection
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Tuesday is Veterans Day, and to celebrate, Florida state parks are waiving admission fees for everyone. 

Across Florida, state offices will be closing their doors in honor of Veterans Day, but the state’s parks will be opening their gates.  Florida Park Service Director Donald Forgione says the parks will be waiving admission fees, and he encourages residents to observe the holiday at the favorite local park.

“State parks are open every day of the year," Forgione says, "but this is special day that we honor our veterans and our families who make a significant sacrifice for our freedom, and this is one way to honor them.”

There are several parks in the Tallahassee area including Maclay Gardens, Wakulla Springs, and the Lake Jackson Mounds.