For immediate release - July 18, 2005
TAVARES — Break out of the summer blues with an old fashioned treasure hunt sponsored by the Lake County Historical Museum on Friday, July 22.
Lake County visitors and residents of all ages — children and adult — are encouraged to turn out anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. for this free event to be held at the museum located at 317 W. Main St., Tavares.
“I just thought this would be a great way to break that boring summertime routine while having some fun with history,” said Dr. Diane Kamp, Director of Lake County museums. “It’s also a good activity to begin readying children for the upcoming school year.”
Participants can form their own teams to compete in the hunt, and those who answer all of the questions correctly earn a free prize. Joining in on the treasure hunt fun is easy. Teams of participants will be given a list of historical questions and the answers to those questions can be found in the museum. Samples of questions include “What early Native American tribe lived in Lake County,” and “Which war did Robert McTureous fight in.”
For more information about the museum or treasure hunt, call Kamp at (352) 343-9600. There is always something new to see and do at the Lake County Historical Museum.
Office: (352) 343-9609; Cell: (352) 455-0445