Upcoming Events

23Aug
Needlepoint Demonstration
Wed Aug 23 @ 9:30AM - 11AM
Needlepoint is a form of embroidery in which peopl...
30Aug
Bring a Project
Wed Aug 30 @ 9:30AM - 11AM
Bring a Project Day is for all of us who have unfi...
06Sep
Needlepoint
Wed Sep 06 @ 9:30AM - 11AM
Needlepoint is a form of embroidery in which peopl...
20Sep
Gourd Birdhouse
Wed Sep 20 @ 9:30AM - 11AM
Learn how you can transform a gourd from a dusty v...
30Sep
National Public Lands Day
Sat Sep 30 @ 9:00AM - 12PM
Join us as we remove exotic coral ardisia and air ...
07Oct
Quilt Day & Heritage Nursery Plant Sale
Sat Oct 07 @ 9:30AM - 03PM
The Joy of Quilting - The popular bed turning prog...

History is Alive

Step back in time to feel what it's like to plow a field, plant a crop, bring the harvest in, mark the changes of seasons, and, like three generations of Dudley's, call a place "home."

 

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See Us In Action

Dudley Farm Historic State Park near Gainesville, FL is not only an authentic working farm an enjoyable place to visit, there's also a lot of opportunities for learning. Learn more about what there is to see and do at the old farm house in our new documentary. (Note: to view full screen click the youtube fullscreen icon in the lower right corner after the video starts )

 

Gift Shop

The 'Commissary' contains homemade items such as
jams and jellies, cookbooks, toys, candles, and bonnets.  There is something for
everyone.

 

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Our New Heritage Nursery

With the vision of our CSO (Friends of Dudley Farm) past president, Art Wade, this project began in earnest in Feb 2016.  It is now complete with three 40 foot plant tables and a worktable area covered with a metal canopy. We grow heritage plants from the original Dudley gardens, and also many species of Florida native plants.  Plants are sold at our gift shop, "The Commissary".   Call 352-472-1142 for information on Commissary hours.   

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Visit our Quilt Day & Heritage Nursery Plant Sale on Oct 7.

 

 

 

 

Thinking about a romantic wedding site?

Look no further than Dudley Farm Historic State Park

 

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Setting:

Moss draped live oaks, antique roses and historic buildings inspire visions of

old Florida. The old farmstead is now known for its collection of buildings,

family effects and heirloom farm animals; portraying a rustic part of Florida.

Amenities:

With plenty of open space your wedding can be as lavish as tents set up with

silk covered tables, candelabras and romance inspired themes. Or as simple

as standing underneath one of our majestic oaks with a bouquet in hand sur-

rounded by your loved ones.

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thank you supporters
Be a Part of the Farm

Donate

We have several very important projects underway. Any and all donations are welcomed. Donors will be recognized on this website. LEARN MORE

Become a Member

The Friends of Dudley Farm are a valuable partner to the park. We sponsor special events, provide fund raising and give programs/gatherings for volunteers, and more. LEARN MORE

Volunteer

Our Volunteers are an invaluable resource. They may greet visitors, conduct tours, assist with special events, help rangers remove exotic plants or maintain the natural beauty of a garden or trail. LEARN MORE

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