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Florida Road Trip: The Canyons Zip Line and Adventure Park

Long ago abandoned by limestone miners, the quarry is a breathtaking venue for a swing through the trees. Ocala – It's a bold move, calling your attraction "the Canyons" in a flat state like Florida. But this strange find, a 94-acre abandoned limestone quarry off an Interstate 75 exit in Ocala, is indeed like a cluster of deep canyons. Rocky cliffs, wide blue lakes and towering trees look untouched since the limestone miners...

Located across the street from Silver Springs in Ocala, FL) was Six-Gun Territory. This theme park re-created a century western. Vintage Florida, Old Florida, State Of Florida, Central Florida, Marion County Florida, Sky Ride, Maggie Valley, Roadside Attractions, Sunshine State

Six Gun Territory Entrance 1974

Located across the street from Silver Springs (SR-40 in Ocala, FL) was Six-Gun Territory. This theme park re-created a 19th century western...

Circa Florida Memory - View looking down Exposition Street from the Ocala House - Ocala, Florida Ocala Florida, Florida Usa, Florida Girl, Vintage Florida, Sandy Beaches, History Books, The Good Old Days, Vintage Photographs, Old Pictures

View looking down Exposition Street from the Ocala House - Ocala, Florida.

Searchable collections of manuscripts, war records, historic images, vital statistics, audio and video recordings from the State Library and Archives of Florida.

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OCALA HISTORY- Cross Florida Barge Canal

Not long ago I met with a local Historian, Betty DeBary. She briefly mentioned something to me about the history of the Cross Florida Barge Canal that was supposed to run through Marion County. She…

Florida Memory - Looking down Fort King Avenue at a firetruck and cyclist - Ocala, Florida Kings Avenue, Spanish Names, Ocala Florida, Fire Trucks, The Past, Street View, Tours, History, Places

Looking down Fort King Avenue at a firetruck and cyclist - Ocala, Florida

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Here’s the Ocala Union Station in the The station looks nearly the exact same today. This photo is from ‘Ocala (Images of America)’ by Kevin M. Old Florida, Central Florida, Meanwhile In, Union Station, West Coast, Old Photos, Great Places, Past, Monster Trucks

Ocala Union Station, 1920s. – Swampy's Florida

Here’s the Ocala Union Station in the 1920s. The station looks nearly the exact same today. This photo is from ‘Ocala (Images of America)’ by Kevin M. McCarthy.

Shown at the Marion Theatre in Ocala. Judo, Inverness Florida, Civic Theatre, Improv Comedy, Marion County, Comedy Show, Historical Architecture, Central Florida, Elvis Presley

Mrs. Farris Bryant arriving at premiere of Elvis Presley's "Follow that Dream" - Ocala, Florida.

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Sabal Motel - Ocala, Florida.

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Ocala residents remember the day Elvis came to town

Ocala residents remember the day Elvis came to town. "He looked out the window &, during a filming break, decided to give the people outside something to remember. Elvis stepped through the door near the bank entrance. Once outside, he began to twist & shake his body as if singing "Hound Dog;" lasted about a minute, but that's all it took to thrill the crowd. The people began screaming, yelling & waving. After getting all shook up, Elvis gave the fans a big wave & darted back into the bank."

First Methodist Church and other buildings - Ocala, Florida. Ocala Florida, Marion County, Buildings, Waiting, History, Image, Home, Historia

First Methodist Church and other buildings - Ocala, Florida.

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