Architectural Digest Recommends Sumter County Farmer’s Market
What do you get when you get when you combine a local tasting event and a county that is home to over 1000 farms? A blast of fall flavors in a glass named Sumter Sangria. Discover Sumter was invited to take part in the Sumter County Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Taste of Simply Sumter Food and Spirits Festival last month. The Taste of Simply Sumter is an event that highlights the local restaurants and flavors that make Sumter County unique. What...
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 overcoats. They had been marching for five days and their commander, Major Francis Dade, had promised three days off to properly celebrate Christmas upon their arrival at Ft. King. The march had been ...