The pine tree management project scheduled for two weeks at Heritage Village has been canceled due to inclement weather. The historical hands-on museum will reopen as usual on Wednesday, Aug. 21. The project is expected to resume in the spring.
The project was undertaken as part of a conservation effort to protect a majority of the trees, as well as the safety of visitors and the historical structures. The frequent rains, however, have made the ground too wet and the project was postponed.
Heritage Village is located at 11909 125th St. N. in Largo. This living history museum brings more than 150 years of local history to life. Tour more than 28 authentic buildings and structures, and experience historical Pinellas County through hands-on exploration. Paths wind through 21 acres and connect with the Florida Botanical Gardens and the Pinewood Cultural Park campus.
Heritage Village is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. It is closed Mondays, Tuesdays and all Pinellas County holidays.
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