Tag: Pasco County

“Florida Trailblazer” Featured in Lutz, Land O’ Lakes and Wesley Chapel Magazines in Pasco County, Florida

I am honored and extremely grateful to be featured in the September 2019 issues of Wesley Chapel, Lutz and Land O’ Lakes Magazines distributed in Pasco County, Florida. Pasco County is a local stomping ground for me where there are many wilderness areas and… Continue Reading ““Florida Trailblazer” Featured in Lutz, Land O’ Lakes and Wesley Chapel Magazines in Pasco County, Florida”

Turpentine Camp at Richloam Wildlife Management Area

Exploring in this area of Withlacoochee State Forest near Lacoochee I may have found remains from an old turpentine camp. Around the area were herty cups both clay and metal ones. Along with some bricks, barrel rings and other evidence from the past. This… Continue Reading “Turpentine Camp at Richloam Wildlife Management Area”

Roadside History: Historic Dupree Gardens in Pasco County

Near the old community of Ehren in Pasco County was a thriving park during the 1940’s known as Dupree Gardens. It was developed by J. William Dupree who was an Attorney. After sustaining an accident and not being able to continue on in his… Continue Reading “Roadside History: Historic Dupree Gardens in Pasco County”

Mount Carmel Church and Cemetery in Pasco County

Located in the old community of Ehren in Pasco County is a historical site known as the┬áMount Carmel Church and Cemetery. The Mount Carmel African methodist Episcopal Church was a wooden structure and the cemetery was nearby. One of the early pastors was Reverend… Continue Reading “Mount Carmel Church and Cemetery in Pasco County”

The Ghost Town of Sturkey in The Green Swamp

In an area of The Green Swamp I found this site while I was searching for a ghost town known as “Sturkey”. You can see the town still shown on some maps. So I made it an adventure to go and try find it,… Continue Reading “The Ghost Town of Sturkey in The Green Swamp”