285 SW Commerce Blvd
Lake City, FL 32025-1501
Phone: (386) 758-8440
Fax: (386) 758-8166
The Lake City in Florida is bestowed with one of the finest churches in the form of Falling Creek Methodist Church and Cemetery. This church, which carries great historic significance, is positioned six miles (9.6 kilometers) northwest of Lake City, on SR 161. The church is open to the public and offers regular worship services. The structure was initially a log construction which was later reinstated in the form of the present wood-frame building. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 4, 1996.
This 247-acre center on the historic Suwannee River honors the memory of Stephen Foster, whose "Old Folks At Home" is the state of Florida's official song. The site is located a short distance from the Georgia border and serves as a gathering place for lovers of crafts, music and early and contemporary Florida legends. The Stephen Foster Museum and the Carillion Tower, have interesting exhibits, along with rare pianos and priceless musical instruments. Admission is $4 per car for up to eight passengers.
Need to unwind and relax in the lap of Mother Nature? Then, a visit to the Osceola National Forest is a great bet. With over 200000 acres (80937.12 hectares) of lush green space, there are all sorts of activities that one can expect to do outdoors. Be it hiking, camping, fishing, hunting or just adoring the nature, you are sure to find everything here. Despite being the smallest forest in Florida, it has a plethora of recreational opportunities at your disposal.
A historic district, the Fort White Public School Historic District is located at the confluence of East Dorch and North Bryant Streets. Featuring three buildings, it was home to the Fort White High School. Currently, the visitors can explore a tower and an auditorium.
Olustee Battlefield is a beautiful, tree-filled historic site commemorating the largest Civil War battle fought in Florida. There is an on-site museum that offers many informative details about the battle and the area. In February, an annual re-enactment of the battle between the North and South is held. This includes a large festival, arts, crafts, foods and various vendors and exhibits. The re-enactment draws thousands of visitors each year. Admission is free. Open daily from 8a onwards.
A full service regional library that offers an extensive selection of books, magazines, and reference materials plus offers an array of programs for both adults and children.
Also called City of Live Oak Police and Fire Department, the Old Live Oak City Hall was built in the early 1900s. Featuring two stories the building was done up in Italian Villa style, a rarity in this region of Florida. Located on North Ohio Avenue, the building still stands reflecting a glorious past and inspiring a better future.
Festivals and live entertainment events take place year round at this park, showcasing some of the major names in the music industry. It is home to the very popular annual "Suwannee River Jam". In addition to great concerts and a music pavilion, there are picnic pavilions throughout the park as well as swimming, camping, canoeing, horseback riding, biking, skating and hiking. Located 80-minutes from Jacksonville, east on I-10 to the Live Oak exit.
Situated on 600 acres along the historic Suwannee River, this outstanding park offers a full event calendar of great musical performances, as well as a large variety of recreational activities such as horseback riding, swimming, canoeing, and camping. A cafe is also on site.
Nestled along the beautiful Santa Fe River, this 197-acre park contains a variety of wildlife and features a hardwood swamp, concession building, boat ramp, nature trail, multi-purpose building, children's playground, and a picnic area with shelters.