Heritage Park Cleanup

Heritage Park Cleanup

Melrose Heritage Park and HMI hosted wonderful volunteers from Boy Scout Troop 146 (Keystone United Methodist Church).  Each boy provided four hours of hard work at the park.  They are earning their Citizenship in the Community merit badge where eight hours of volunteer service are required. We offer a...

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Historic Grist Mill Cleanup and Grounds

Historic Grist Mill Cleanup and Grounds

                                                                            We thank all the wonderful volunteers who helped clean up the historic grist mill and grounds at Banana, Florida (just south of Melrose). We readied the lot for a good bush-hog cutting.  The kids enjoyed finding various animal bones while cleaning along Mill Creek, the old Orange Springs-to-Starke...

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Fossils Near Melrose

Fossils Near Melrose

Dick Franz gave a terrific talk about Florida history, geologic and hydrologic events, and fossils found in the local area. Dick brought fascinating fossils from the Pleistocene epoch (10,000 years to 1.9 million years ago) including manatee, whale, alligator, tortoise, pond turtles, giant armadillo, mastodon, mammoth, smilodon (sabre cat),...

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