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Homeland Heritage Park

The Homeland Heritage Park offers a glimpse into the past as well as a unique setting for group outings. This five-acre site is Polk County's only existing historical park. The park has many historical sites and buildings in period furnishings such as:

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  • Homeland School (1878);
  • Old Homeland Methodist Church (1887);
  • Former Methodist parsonage and church annex;
  • The Raulerson House (1880);
  • The English family's log cabin and barn (1888).

Park Information & Fees


The Homeland Heritage Park is located at:

249 Church Avenue
Homeland, Florida 33847

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Saturdays by appointment.

Admission Fee

Admission to the park is FREE. Tours may be arranged by calling: 863-534-3766.

Teachers and Visitors Guides

If you are considering a visit to the Homeland Heritage Park, we invite you to take a look at our guides listed below that give a brief history of the park and its facilities. Guides are in PDF Icon.pdf format for easy viewing and printing.

Facility Rental Reservations

The park has areas available for private and community rentals. For more information regarding fees and available dates, please call (863) 534-3766 or (863) 534-6911.

Have Questions?

For more information about the Polk County Homeland Heritage Park please contact us by email, phone (863) 534-3766 or fax (863) 519-8665. The park hours are Monday-Friday between 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. or Saturdays by appointment. 

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