term "Old Florida" generally denotes Florida the way
it was at least two
generations ago. It's a Florida from
the 1960's and earlier with roadside attractions,
hamburger stands and other reminders of
yesteryear that are quickly vanishing.
the last 25 years we
have traveled the state
and found much of
here or below to see our
listing of several examples of "Old Florida".
of "Old Florida":
In the tiny town Evinston
Flame-broiled burgers since the '60s
Bayside lodge from the '50s
Honey Stand :
from the 1940's, near Palatka.
Train Ride : aboard train cars from the '50s in Parrish.
Skinny's Place: another hamburger stand from the '50s.
Miniature Train Ride: in Fort Myers
writer's homestead from the '40s.
Creek Inn: Restaurant on
Florida's Forgotten Coast.
Long Boat Key
Chipley: Small Railroad town west of Tallahassee.
"Little town that time forgot" near Ocala.
Havana: Small antiquing town north of Tallahassee.
K- Florida Folk Artist- SW Florida
Fly Wheelers :
Restored tractors, cars and
equipment in Ft. Meade. Old Fashioned Village.