The town of Florence is a town of character and grit. It is a town that had to rediscover itself when times got hard. Originally built as a rugged, western mining town, a walk down the historic streets of Florence today surrounds you with unique businesses for your browsing, shopping, and dining pleasures. Widely renowned for its fine antique and gift stores, Florence also showcases many artists and craftsmen. There are music schools, coffee shops, and boutiques that will make your visit memorable. Antique buffs, collectors and art lovers put Florence on their "to do list" several times a year. Main Street reveals the true character of Florence, whether it be a parade, a dance, Santa's arrival, trick or treat, sidewalk sale, car show, or a quiet evening stroll. Everyone is welcome. Please spend a day ... or as long as you want. The Florence Chamber of Commerce is located at 201 E. 2nd St., Florence. Office Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. If you have any questions or need to contact the office, you may do so by calling (719) 784-3544.