Learn the fascinating history of Eden Gardens State Park in Point Washington, which features manicured gardens, moss-draped live oaks and an 1897-built mansion known for its Louis XVI furniture, when the Friends Guild of the Destin Library hosts a representative from Eden Gardens at 2 p.m. Aug. 11 at the library.

The mansion was originally the home of the William Henry Wesley family, then Lois Maxon, and is now a place of tranquility with a unique family history and story to tell. The event is free and open to the public. Call 837-8572.