Baker Annual Heritage Day Festival

Patchwork quilting in a room of the dog-trot cabin

Spinning wool into yarn on the cabin porch

Cedar shingle-making

Blacksmithing

Basket weaving

Farm animals

Making arrowheads by flint-knapping

Native American textile work 

Face-painting for the children

Join us for the Annual Baker Heritage Day Festival the 3rd Saturday in November for a day of old fashioned family fun!  Heritage demonstrators highlight this event, showing what pioneering life was like in 18th century northwest Florida.

 

In addition to demonstrations, there's food, music, crafts, vendors and more. This is the Museum's biggest fundraising event of the year.

For those who want to participate as a vendor or a demonstrator, download the forms or contact the Museum at 850-537-5714. 

About us

 

The Baker Block Museum is a local history museum and genealogy library located in Baker, Florida, focused on the history of the northwest Florida panhandle with emphasis on Okaloosa County.

Exhibits include antiques, tools, period displays and a heritage park representing Florida pioneering life at the turn of the 20th century.

The Museum opened to the public in July 1996 and is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2021. The museum building, built in 1907, was once the heart of the thriving Baker community as a general mercantile store, among other things.

The genealogy/research library has a vast collection of family histories, films and books on the local, county and regional area, as well as subscriptions to various online genealogy research sites that are free to researchers.

The Baker Block Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of the North Okaloosa Historical Association, Inc., and is managed by the Board of Directors

Located at 1307 Georgia Avenue, on the corner of State Road 4 & Hwy 189 in Baker, Florida.

Mailing address:  P.O. Box 186, Baker, FL 32531

Tel: 850-537-5714

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