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Updated: 05/07/2014 08:00:06AM

History comes to life at Punta Gorda park

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SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

The Quednau-Hindman House, which used to sit on Goldstein Street in Punta Gorda, is being renovated for a youth museum in History Park.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

Louie Desguin stands inside the Quednau-Hindman House, which will become a youth museum in History Park.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

The Calaboose, likely Punta Gorda's first jail, now occupies space in History Park along with other historic structures.

SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERG

The Price House, once known as the Gilchrist Bed and Breakfast, often is open for tours at History Park.

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There’s a lot of history all around Punta Gorda.

But on a few acres of land fertilized with passion and preservation, History Park has grown into a destination that attracts thousands each week.

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