The history of Florida’s Second Seminole War is on display at the newly established Fort King National Historic Monument in Ocala, Florida. Fort King played an important role in the early history of Florida, having been established in 1827 by the United States Army as a base of operations against the Seminole Indians. The land […]
The Bulow Plantation Ruins, located in Flagler Beach, offer visitors a glimpse into the storied and sometimes notorious history of the sugarcane industry in the state.
Central Florida’s 19th-century history returns to Ocala each November at the Ocali Country Days festival, hosted by the Silver River Museum and Environmental Education Center. “This is an 1800s-themed folk fair,” said museum director Scott Mitchell. “What sets it apart is that a lot of folks are demonstrating old pioneer skills and crafts that have […]
Ma Barker’s bullet-riddled, two-story cracker home in Ocklawaha that witnessed the longest gun battle in FBI history is open for tours.
This hidden bombing range in central Florida has it’s very own ghost town, SAM missile sites and a mock-up runway. It provides target practice for Navy jet pilots preparing for combat.
Silver Springs, FL — How long has Silver Springs been a Florida attraction? Depends on how you reckon it, but people have been coming here for a long time indeed. About 10,000 years ago, the Timucuan Indians gathered at the headwaters of the Silver River to hunt Columbian Mammoths. In the mid 1950s, the lovely […]