Tag: Hernando County

Abandoned Girl Scout Camp in Withlacoochee State Forest (Camp Withlacoochee)

I always enjoy exploring in Withlacoochee State Forest, there is a lot of amazing nature to experience and some interesting history to discover along the way as well. On this adventure I took a journey to an area that used to be a a… Continue Reading “Abandoned Girl Scout Camp in Withlacoochee State Forest (Camp Withlacoochee)”

Centralia Ghost Town in Hernando County

Located in Hernando County was once the boom town of Centralia during the early 1900’s. The town was mainly based around the logging industry and had one of the largest sawmills in the south at the time. Many towns were established from the logging… Continue Reading “Centralia Ghost Town in Hernando County”

Old State Route 5 Bridge at Chinsegut Preserve

There are some nice trails and interesting history at Chinsegut Preserve located in Hernando County. ¬†One of the interesting layers of history in this area is that one of the hiking trails used to be a main route through this section of the county.… Continue Reading “Old State Route 5 Bridge at Chinsegut Preserve”

Croom Ghost Town in Withlacoochee State Forest

For years I have been exploring the various sections of Withlacoochee State Forest, with so many places to roam and history to experience I find myself returning time and time again. Recently I have been focusing on documenting various ghost towns around Florida and… Continue Reading “Croom Ghost Town in Withlacoochee State Forest”

Oriole Ghost Town in Withlacoochee State Forest

There was an old town called Oriole located in Hernando County back in the late 1800’s. Today the site is a ghost town and part of the Withlacoochee State Forest, the area has always intrigued me. I have been exploring the site for years… Continue Reading “Oriole Ghost Town in Withlacoochee State Forest”

Roadside History: WWII Brooksfield Army Airfield Bunker in Hernando County

When driving¬†by Hernando County Airport in Brooksville you may have never known that it was once the site of the Brooksville Army Airfield during World War II. In 1942 the 1st Bomb Squardron arrived and the 9th Bombardment Group trained on B-17 Flying Fortress… Continue Reading “Roadside History: WWII Brooksfield Army Airfield Bunker in Hernando County”