City of Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Research shows that prehistoric Walton flourished. There is evidence of incredible agricultural work as well as pottery with hierarchical symbols. It is believed that this culture evolved out of the Weeden Island culture. This culture also appeared to have contact with major Mississippian centers to the north and to the west. Fort Walton was incorporated in 1941 and the name was officially changed from Fort Walton to Fort Walton Beach in 1953.

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This is a local park that features sections for large and small dogs and a hose station. It also has dog water fountains inside of the gated areas.

The Gulfarium is the top Fort Walton Beach attraction and venue for enjoying daily shows, animal chats, animal exhibits, and interactive animal encounters. Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park’s mission is to educate, entertain, and inspire their guests to respect and preserve wildlife by providing unique and memorable experiences for visitors of all ages to connect with marine life.

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