Chinsegut Hosts “Back on the Hill” event Nov 14

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on November 11, 2020

Chinsegut Hill Historic Site will host “Back on the Hill,” featuring historical re-enactors, live folk music, 19th century-era games, and more on Saturday, November 14 from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 and include a guided tour of the Chinsegut home.

“Even with hurricane Eta coming through the Tampa Bay and Nature Coast areas, Saturday looks like it will be a beautiful day,” said Manny Leto, Director of Marketing and Communications for the Tampa Bay History Center.

Back on the Hill will highlight the many layers of Chinsegut Hill’s history, which dates back to the 1840s. Historical reenactors representing Seminole and Civil War-era soldiers will be featured alongside civilian impressions of past Chinsegut Hill residents.

Guests can explore the grounds, which now feature interpretive signage detailing the history of the property. Enjoy outdoor activities, including 19th-century games and crafts and live folk and Americana music from Jim Strickland and the Barking Dogs throughout the day.

Interpretive signs are now on the Chinsegut Hill Historic Site, allowing visitors to tour and learn outdoors at their leisure. Back on the Hill event features live Americana and folk music, reenactors, and 19th-century games in addition to house tours by reservation. Image courtesy of Tampa Bay History Center.

Chinsegut Back on the Hill features Tours, Reenactors, Games, Live Music November 14 from 1-4 pm

A timed ticket for a house tour must be purchased in advance to attend Back on the Hill. Advance tickets are strongly encouraged and are available at

Tours tickets are available online for guided house tours every half-hour. Image courtesy of Tampa Bay Historical Center.

Guests are encouraged to arrive before their house tour to enjoy live music, historical reenactors, vintage games, and to explore the grounds. All activities begin at 1 p.m. 

Seminole reenactors, as well as period resident reenactors will be part of Back on the Hill. Image of Seminole Reenactors courtesy of Fort Cooper State Park.

Guided tours of the historic house museum will be available every half-hour beginning at 1 p.m. Admission for all guests is $10, and the last tour is at 4 p.m.

Guests older than 2 years of age must wear face coverings while visiting Chinsegut Hill Historic Site. If you do not have a face covering, a Visitor Services Associate can provide one for you.    

More information is at Questions? Email us at [email protected] or call  813.228.0097

Chinsegut Hill Historic Site is a Tampa Bay History Center Partnership. The professionalism this organization brings to the historic Brooksville property is a pleasure to see.

You can now visit the Chinsegut Hill Historic Site any day of the Week

If you have visited Chinsegut Hill Historic Site in the past, NatureCoaster encourages you to return and see the improvements and vitality that is now on “The Hill.”

The Back on the Hill event, November 14, is the perfect opportunity to experience the historic manor house, while enjoying the many activities planned for this special event.

If you can’t make it on Saturday, November 14, come up to the property 7 days a week to try the outdoor self-guided tour any time between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Weekend house tours are available by reservation. Click here for full details and to make your reservation.


Gail says

Where is this place?

Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ says

It’s in Brooksville, off US 41, north of town. 22495 Chinsegut Hill Rd, Brooksville, 34601

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