The Bronson-Mulholland House is a stunningly furnished antebellum home sitting on acres of greenspace overhung with live oaks and magnolias. Owned by the City of Palatka, it is available for touring Thursday-Monday as well as rental for weddings and other events. Also known as the Judge Isaac H. Bronson House and as Sunny Point, it is an historic site located at 100 Madison Street, in Palatka, Florida. Sunny Point was built in 1854. On December 27, 1972, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The Bronson-Mulholland House site of the annual "Occupation of Palatka 1864: Civil War Living History Event" the last Friday and Saturday in September. Every year, Civil War re-enactors gather on the green in front of the house to recreate the Union Occupation of Palatka in 1864. The event includes firing and cannon demonstrations, military drills, camp life with soldiers, and Civil War Era kids games. Open to the public! Call 386-329-0140.
From 1886 to 1996 the Palatka Water Works provided up to one million gallons a day to the City of Palatka. Today, it houses the Water Works Environmental Education Center and is open to the public every Wednesday (from 8:00a.m. – noon) and the 1st Sunday afternoon of each month (1:30p.m.—5p.m.) with volunteers from the Water Works Advisory Group available at the WW Building to answer questions and conduct educational events and tours.
Experience Putnam County’s old Florida charm and join in celebrating our heritage at one of our many festivals – The Florida Azalea Festival, St. Johns River Catfish Festival, Blue Crab Festival or Blueberry Festival, just to name a few. Tour historic homes and churches built in the 1800’s. Don’t miss the Palatka Mural Tour, featuring more than 30 artistic renderings that depict the historical, cultural and natural riches of Putnam County.