Arcadia Mill Calendar of Events

Volunteer Information Session

Saturdays February 9th & 16th between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Arcadia Homestead is located at 4755 Anna Simpson Road Milton, FL 32583

Do you enjoy talking to people or learning about traditional crafts and lifeways? Arcadia Homestead, opening to the public in March 2019, needs dedicated volunteers to help tell the story of the Great Depression and Northwest Florida's history. Join us for a Volunteer Information Session to meet out Staff and learn more about volunteer opportunities!


Join us for free lectures in the Arcadia Mill Classroom 

Black History Month 2019

Saturday, February 2 at 11 a.m.
Join us for a free presentation on a new book about David Fagen, an African-American war hero. Local author, Phillip W. Hoffman, will share a little-known story about a native Floridian who escaped the Jim Crow-era by serving in the military.

Saturday, February 9 at 11 a.m.
Join us for a free presentation on the most recent research on the lives of the enslaved at Arcadia. Site Manager, Adrianne Walker, will share historical and archaeological evidence for daily life including an update from the summer 2018 excavations.

Arcadia Kids Crafts

Join us from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the newly expanded Arcadia Mill Classroom


Join us for free and ticketed programming throughout the year


Florida's Flora: Nature Tour of Arcadia Mill
Saturdays in April at 10:30 a.m. & second Saturday of the month in May-August at 10:30 a.m.

Guests of all ages will learn about how native plants were used in the past on the Florida's Flora tour! The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour and takes place along the boardwalk and nature trails. Trail appropriate attire, bug spray, and sunscreen are recommended.

FALL 2019

Sawmills & Skirmishes: Civil War Tour of Arcadia Mill

Join costumed guides on a historic boardwalk tour, Sawmills and Skirmishes, focusing on events at Arcadia Mill and the surrounding area. Tour is family-friendly and lasts approximately 45 minutes including hands-on activities. 

Traveling Exhibits

Check out the Arcadia Classroom for traveling exhibits

Heritage Monitoring Scouts: Learn about how you can help monitor heritage at risk in Florida, courtesy of the Florida Public Archaeology Network. 

Archaeology 101: Milton High and the Scott Site: Learn about Milton High School's archaeology program, courtesy of the Florida Public Archaeology Network.