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Stories by author "Zachary Gleaton": 3

The building was built in the early 1900’s by Cummer and Son Cypress Co., and had to be moved out of the Green Swamp in Sumter County to be brought to Cracker Country Museum. The post office building was originally used as a logging camp in the…

Daniel H. Smith’s family moved to Florida in the mid 1800’s and ended up north of Zephyrhills. Willis Smith raised 8 boys and 4 girls and one of the children, Daniel Smith, moved eight miles west of Zephyrhills into Wesley Chapel. In the area…

Alderman Carlton moved his family from Georgia to Florida in 1843 using the Florida Armed Occupation Act to receive land. This would allow Alderman to receive 160 acres of land as long as he built a house on his land and cultivated part of the…

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