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Nordic Sports

We have a great selection of new & used guns and ammo. Also, we have camping equipment, bow and arrows, and jewelry.

Brown’s Country Market

Brown and Brown Farms began life as a ten acre farm on the Marion/Sumter County line in Oxford, Florida over 30 years ago. The Country Market started off as a simple roadside stand and in May 2006, a good old-fashioned country store was opened.

The X-Farms

U-Pick Blueberries

U-Pick blueberries 9am-3pm and Grass-fed Angus beef with certified humane processing. NO hormones NO routine antibiotics NO steroids NO weed killers NO chemical fertilizers

Sunshine Village

Sunshine village sign

Sunshine Village is a beautiful, quiet & serene resort in Central Florida. We are a close-knit, active-lifestyle community located a midst the oak trees in the lush countryside of Sumter County in West Central Florida between I-75 and Clermont. Our

Plantation House

The Plantation House sells Quality Boar’s Head Meats and Cheese Subs Fresh Sea Food Homemade Desserts We only carry Boars Head Meats and Cheeses, and all desserts are homemade by Summers Sweets. We also have a Fresh Sea Food Market

Community of Royal

Community of Royal

Royal is one of Florida’s oldest African American communities. Founded in 1865, the community of Royal was originally known as Picketsville, which was named for the white picket fences that marked its 40-acre homesteads. It was settled by former slaves from the Old Green Plantation located on the Withlacoochee River.

Baker House

The Baker House was built by Senator David H Baker around 1886, in the community of Orange Home.

A Military Perspective

On the third day after Christmas, 1835, a column of around 110 cold, tired soldiers marched north, headed to Ft. King, near present-day Ocala.  Because of the cold, most of them had their muskets and ammunition buttoned beneath their heavy

Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway

Scenic Sumter Heritage Byway

This corridor highlights the scenic view sheds and rich heritage of Sumter County.

Snooze N Scoot RV Campground

Your southern home away from home, or your get-away from the city. Enjoy a country setting among the ol’ oak trees. Snooze N Scoot RV Campground is an adult oriented park. Activities include a weekly coffee gathering, twice a week

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