Roadside History: Ghost Town of Green Pond (Old Grove Barn)

In Polk County is the old community of Green Pond. The community began back in 1879 with The Green Pond Baptist church being founded there in 1890. The old church is gone and many of the old buildings but one of them still remains. This┬ástructure was once┬áthe grove barn for the nearby citrus Grove. IContinue reading “Roadside History: Ghost Town of Green Pond (Old Grove Barn)”

Exploring The Ghost Town of “Acron” in Lake County

After learning about the ghost town of “Acron” in Lake County I went out to the area to try to find the townsite and see what could possibly remain. According to some maps I found that the location is just north of Paisley in the Ocala National Forest area. It was challenging trying to narrowContinue reading “Exploring The Ghost Town of “Acron” in Lake County”

Roadside History: The Patterson-McInnis Steam Locomotive

This is part of a series of posts known as “Roadside History”. These posts will feature historical sites you can find along various roadways around Florida while on your travels. Near Gulf Hammock in Levy County on US Hwy 19 / US 98 on the western side of the road you can see this relicContinue reading “Roadside History: The Patterson-McInnis Steam Locomotive”