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2024 Highlands County Heritage Festival

Calling all patriots! Highlands County is over 100 years old. We have already celebrated her 100th birthday, and this year we will have our 4th annual celebration. You will want to be part of this grand event, not only as a visitor, but as a participant! Email us today through our Contact Us page for information on how you can help bring this celebration to fruition. Volunteer? Place an ad? Set up a booth?

The Highlands County Heritage Association, Inc., is proud to help celebrate Highlands County’s history. Our goal is for everyone attending to experience in some way the rich history of our wonderful county.

  • When: April 13 & 14, 2024

  • Where: Pearce/Lockett Homestead
    Hwy 98 and Route 721 in Fort Basinger
    on the Kissimmee River at the Highlands/Okeechobee County Line

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"Dedicated to the preservation of historical and cultural heritage of Highlands County"