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Thursday, January 27, 2022

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Groveland Museum celebrates Founders Day with historical expo

Groveland Museum celebrates Founders Day with historical expo

Today, Groveland is considered to be one of Central Florida’s fastest-growing cities. But its early days were a little less auspicious. Exactly when present-day Groveland was founded isn’t known, other than it was permanently settled sometime in the years following…
Elegant dining: The Rose Plantation 

Elegant dining: The Rose Plantation 

A historical home is lovely for a fine night out.   The Rose Plantation was built in 1917 as a winter retreat for newspaper publisher William Dwight. Though there have been changes, the structure is still a majestic piece of…
If walls could talk

If walls could talk

New homes are wonderful, but the stories surrounding historical homes are priceless and worth preserving.  Many towns have beautiful, centuries-old homes, but none are as controversial as the ones labeled “antebellum,” especially in the South. Some people say the mansions…
‘Euphoria’

‘Euphoria’

By Lily King. A romantic and intelligent page-turner. Story: Diane Dean “Euphoria,” written by award-winning author Lily King, is a historical novel based on Margaret Mead’s experiences in the 1930s in New Guinea. The story revolves around Margaret’s anthropological study…
Lady Lake Historical Society Community Yard Sale

Lady Lake Historical Society Community Yard Sale

The Lady Lake Historical Society is hosting a Community Yard sale on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Log Cabin Park. It is a fundraiser for the Lady Lake Historical Society and Museum. Call now to…
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