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Historic Haile Homestead - Things to Know Before Visiting

8500 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA

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About Historic Haile Homestead

Historic Haile Homestead, also known as Haile Plantation House or Kanapaha, is located in Gainesville, Florida. Thomas Evans and Serena Chesnut Haile built the house in 1856 as part of their original 1,500-acre (6.1 km2) cotton plantation.


Attractions Near Historic Haile Homestead

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens3.23km from Historic Haile Homestead

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens are Florida's largest public bamboo gardens and the Southeast's largest herb garden as of 2005.

Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits7.84km from Historic Haile Homestead

As the official natural history museum of Florida, the Florida Museum of Natural History was chartered in 1917 by the Florida Legislature.

Harn Museum of Art
Harn Museum of Art7.89km from Historic Haile Homestead

The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art occupies 112,800 square feet of space, making it one of the largest university art museums in the South.

Lake Alice
Lake Alice8.97km from Historic Haile Homestead

On the University of Florida campus, there is a small lake called Lake Alice. Gainesville's lake is a wildlife area and one of the few places in the city where one can see live alligators.

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo
Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo9.64km from Historic Haile Homestead

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo Guided tours are available at the zoo if scheduled ahead of time, and visitors may also take self-guided tours.

Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium
Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium9.72km from Historic Haile Homestead

The Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium is a domed theatre with a 34-foot diameter in Gainesville, Florida. It seats 60 people and features two projection systems.

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Discover More Attractions in Alachua County, Where Historic Haile Homestead Is Located

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Gainesville is the chief metropolitan area for Alachua County. It is known for its diverse culture, local music, and artisans.

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