Upcoming Events

Please join us for the Third Annual Heart, Home & History Tour, a partnership between the Historic Haile Homestead and the historic Kanapaha Presbyterian Church. New Script, featuring descendants of the church's founders!

 
HEART, HOME & HISTORY TOUR – Saturday, February 14th 1 pm – 4 pm.
 
Take a tour and delve into the daily lives of 1850s Gainesville settlers; told on site at the Historic Haile Homestead, Kanapaha Church Cemetery and the historic 1886 Kanapaha Church
 
$15 donation per person, under 12 free
Advanced Tickets - $12 – on sale at the Homestead, Church, or online at www.hailehomestead.org (click on the Donate button). For more information, call:  (352) 378-9080
 
The story, narrated by local radio celebrity Hank Conner, includes several dramatic vignettes lifted from the pages of Serena Haile’s diary.  New script! Meet Serena Haile and Rev. Wm. J. McCormick, first pastor of the church. Learn about the Kelleys who worked at the Homestead first as enslaved laborers, then as freedmen.
 
The tour begins at 1 pm at the Historic Haile Homestead, 8500 SW Archer Road (SR 24), Gainesville, Florida with a brief tour of the 1856 plantation home of the Thomas Evans Haile family and an overview of the South Carolinian settlers who relocated to the area and established their beloved church. The tour will then continue at the Kanapaha Church Cemetery at the dead end of SW 63rd Blvd., north off Archer Rd. and conclude at the historic Kanapaha Presbyterian Church, 6221 S.W. 75th Terrace.
 
  • Music, refreshments, and art exhibit included!
  • Music, refreshments, and art exhibit included!
  • Special music in the sanctuary courtesy of the UF Department of Music.
  • Guests will use their own vehicles to travel to each site.
  • Travel time of 15 minutes allowed between sites.
  • Tour is wheel-chair accessible.
Rain or shine! For more information, call 352-378-9080 or visit
 

 

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  •  Weekly Thursday Service of Prayer, 12:15 pm

  • KPC Youth Group  (for high school) will meet the first and third Sunday of each month, 5:30-7 pm.  They will meet the first Sunday of each month at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1521 NW 34th Blvd., and at KPC each third Sunday of the month. Fellowship, service projects and special outings will be included.