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 Parks Build Community Contest!

We are excited to announce that three of our County parks are up for a chance to receive $20,000 in the Parks Build Community Contest. Voting takes place April 1 to April 30! Now, we need YOU to vote for Bernice G. Jackson Park and help it win!

When you first sign up to vote it will ask you to nominate a park. The nomination is an opportunity for a park that is not in the contest to win $20,000 also. Please nominate Riverwalk Park to receive the $20,000. The $20,000 will be used to put in a nature education/activity center to connect kids to nature.





Our Local Parks make Brevard County a better place to live. By providing safe places to get active, enjoy nature, preserve the environment and bring people together, our parks are essential to our health and well-being. That is why from April 1 to April 30 Brevard County residents will have the opportunity to vote for a soccer field at Bernice G. Jackson Park and give North Brevard residents a chance to receive $20,000 in grant funding to make improvements.

Vote for:

By visiting: 

www.NRPA.org/BeInspired, park supporters can vote daily for the soccer field at Bernice G. Jackson Park. At the end of April the project with the most votes will receive the grant funding.





- Historic Interest


Originally the homesite of slain civil rights activists Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore, the park features the Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Cultural Center. The 11.93-acre community park honors the Moores who were parents, educators, and leaders in the civil rights movement both locally and nationally. The Moores were murdered for their involvement in the civil rights movement when a bomb exploded under their home on Christmas night in 1951.

The park is dedicated to the celebration of their lives, to promoting awareness of their contributions to the early civil rights movement, and to preserving African American history. Located on the property of the original Moore family home site, the 5,000 sq. ft. Cultural Center opened April 9, 2004. Programs include visual, literary and performing arts, museum and outreach exhibits. Donations or loans of memorabilia and artifacts for museum exhibits are welcomed.

The center is also a meeting place for community organizations. The conference center has surround sound with a 90" flat screen smart television with Windows media format. The library offers visitor access to reference materials relating to people of African descent. The park also includes a replica of the Moore's home, a pavilion with kitchen, a gazebo, and Walk of Freedom paver walkway with reflecting pools and fountain.  Landscaped with indigenous trees and foliage and shaded by large oaks, the park is ideal for concerts, games, and other outdoor activities.

Funded through the State of Florida, the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners, and the North Brevard Parks Referendum, funding for continued development is being pursued by the nonprofit corporation, Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Cultural Complex, Inc.

Activities:
  • Cultural Center
  • Events & Programs
  • Historic Exhibits
  • Library

Facility Reservations: (321) 264-6595
  • Large Meeting Room
  • Gazebo
  • Pavilion w/kitchen

Watchable Wildlife: Migratory Songbirds, Gopher Tortoise

ADA Access: Parking, Cultural Center

Dos & Don’ts:
  • Service animals only.
  • Alcoholic beverages in designated areas only.
  • Other restrictions as posted.


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Harry & Harriette Moore Memorial Park
2180 Freedom Ave
Mims, FL 32754
(321) 264-6595


Cultural Center 
Monday - Thursday 10:00 AM - 7 PM
Friday - 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday - 10:00 AM - 2 PM
Closed Sunday (except for group appointments)

Centers are available for rentals and special events on weekends.

Other hours for scheduled use or by appointment.

Tours can be scheduled by calling (321) 264-6595


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