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  • Today in Florida History August 27, 1960 – Ax Handle Saturday in Jacksonville occurred on this date. Black Sit-ins began two weeks earlier when students asked to be served at the segregated lunch counter at Woolworths, Morrison's Cafeteria and other eateries in the city. They were denied service and kicked, spit at and addressed with racial slurs. This came to a head on "Ax Handle Saturday” when a group of 200 middle aged and older...Read more

Brevard Museum

The Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science is located in Cocoa, Florida

Hours of Operation:
Wed - Sat 10am to 5pm
Last Admission is at 4pm

Admission:
Children (3 & under): Free
Children (4-12 years): $5, Adult: $9.00

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2201 Michigan Avenue, Cocoa, FL 32926
ph 321-632-1830