The Polk County Historical Museum


The ceremonial cutting of the ribbon for the Polk Historical Museum.

The ceremonial cutting
of the ribbon on opening day.


Preparing for the Grand Opening.

Preparing for the
Grand Opening.


The lovely red ribbon.........before it is cut!

 The lovely red ribbon
before it is cut.


The north side of the courthouse on opening day.

The Northside of the Courthouse
on opening day.
S. L. Frisbie of the Polk County Democrat serves as the Master of Ceremonies.

S. L. Frisbie of the Polk County
Democrat serves as the
Master of Ceremonies.

Jerry Carter, Chairman of the Polk County Commission speaks to the audience. Behind him is Curator Eden Wilson, Historian Bill Ruster, and Chamber of Commerce President David Aaman

Jerry Carter, Chairman of the
Board of County Commissioners
addresses the audience.
A flag flown over the US Capitol is presented to Curator Eden Wilson.

A flag flown over the
Florida Capitol is presented
to Curator Eden Wilson.

Local dignitaries enjoy the festivities! 

 Local dignitaries enjoy
the festivities.

 Judge Anne Kaylor & Jami Salisbury on Opening Day.

Judge Anne Kaylor &
Jami Salisbury

The Echoes Barbershop Quartet sings a stirring rendition of the Star Spangled Banner!

The Echoes Barbershop Quartet
sings a stirring rendition of the
Star Spangled Banner.

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Updated 10/17/03