Fall Festival

The Annual Micanopy Fall Harvest Festival
Fall Festival photos by Chris Sistrom
Fall Festival photos at My Photojournalism Life
See festival photos from 2009


History

Micanopy Map 1894
Wikipedia "About Micanopy"
Historic Preservation of Alachua County
Famous Indian Chiefs--The Baldwin Project
Historical Travelers' Guide to Florida


General Information

Micanopy Area Cooperative Schools
Micanopy Churches
YMCA Camp McConnell
Micanopy Branch Library
Micanopy Chamber of Commerce
Town of Micanopy
The Great Backyard Bird Count in Micanopy
WSKY-FM
Horse Protection Association of Florida, Micanopy
Lisa Lynne and George Tortorelli, Celtic Harp and Bamboo Flute
Turkey Creek Auctions, Inc., Antique auctions held in nearby Citra monthly. Informative Website.
Micanopy Cemetery, Site by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
Micanopy-Area Charity Guide
How to Be A Furniture Detective

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Photos

Images of Alachua, In the Age of Sinks and Citrus, An Exhibit of Illustrations, Sponsored in part by the E. Ashby Hammond Memorial Fund with the assistance of the Digital Library, University of Florida.
Micanopy Aerial View
Better Shots--Micanopy Presbyterian Church

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Articles / Books / In the Media

Trails.com books about Micanopy
Daisy Cottage Blog: The Shop where More is MORE!
In Praise of Walking:  Small Journeys, Big Thoughts, at Blogspots
One Tank Trips: Micanopy--the town that time forgot, by Shenna Lyons, The St. Augustine Record
Art, Food and People to Infest Micanopy, by Sarah L. Stewart, Gainesville Sun
Where the living is easy: In Micanopy, Southern charm practically drips from the oaks. Slow down and drink it in, By SHANNON COLAVECCHIO-VAN SICKLER, May 2007, St. Petersburg Times
Old Stuff's The Best Stuff, by Larry Klinkenberg, St. Petersburg Times Online Floridian
Gainesville Florida, More Than Just Gators, by Shady Hartshorne
Antiques & Arts Around Florida--Best Antiquing in North Central Florida
Micanopy The "Little Town that Time Forgot", Florida Secrets.Com
Micanopy Recalls Its Brush with Movie Magic, Gainesville Sun
Micanopy, by James Calvert Smith, University of Florida Library--In this unpublished reminiscence, the artist James Calvert Smith (1879-1962) recalls his early life in Alachua County.
Micanopy by Charles Bird King, Historical Narratives and Photos
Micanopy's Herlong Mansion: A North Central Secret, by Lynn Seldon, Florida Magazine
Blogspot by Ted Lehman, Bluegrass, Books & Brainstorms

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Things to Do

In and around Micanopy, there are many things to do year round that will please everyone! You can find canoeing, golfing, hiking trails, kayaking, and enjoy swimming in nearby springs. Area attractions include world-class antique shopping and antique auctions, historical interests, museums, national/state parks, nature areas, University of Florida football, Orange Lake and Lockloosa fishing, Paynes Prairie State Preserve, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' home (Cross Creek), Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, Hippodrome State Theatre, Devil's Millhopper State Park, Natural springs like Poe Springs and Ginnie Springs, and more.

Paynes Prairie State Park--Paynes Prairie is biologically, geologically, and historically unique. This park became Florida´s first state preserve in 1971 and is now designated as a National Natural Landmark. Noted artist and naturalist William Bartram called it the great Alachua Savannah when he wrote about his visit to the prairie in 1774.
Paynes Prairie Observation Deck Map
Explore Alachua Country Attractions--Map by Visit Gainesville.Com
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park--Rangers in 1930's period attire will share her stories and farm life with you. Remember to wander through the citrus grove and see the newly restored tenant house, or wander the paths deeper into the woods.
Herlong Mansion--One of Florida's most elegant getaways and on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala
Natural North Florida
Micanopy Historical Society Museum
Antiques & Arts Around Florida--Best Antiquing in North Central Florida

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Places to Stay / Eat

Bed & Breakfasts located in Florida: Inns on the National Register of Historic Places
Pet Friendly Hotels in Gainesville
Shady Oak--A Private Residence Club in Micanopy
Blue Highway Pizza--Great Food!
Laurel Oak Inn, Gainesville--centrally located amidst some of the finest antique shops in North Florida. High Springs, Micanopy and Waldo are all within 35 minutes of travel. Downtown Gainesville hosts two art festivals (April and November) that bring local and national exhibitors to our doorstep.

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Hours

We are open 7 days a week!
Monday - Saturday: 11-5
Sunday: 12-5
We look forward to seeing you soon!

Directions

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Contact

Have questions? Are you looking for something in particular? We would love to help you. Feel free to call us at (352) 466-4031 or send us an email.