John Gorrie Museum State Park
6th St. east off US 98
Apalachicola, FL 32329
State Park: History, Picnic, Walk
A replica of Gorrie’s ice-machine, built from the specifications of his 1851 patent, is on display in the museum. The Apalachicola River’s rich floodplains attracted many settlers during the 1800s and played an important role in the development of the town of Apalachicola.