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Small Town, Big Surprises: St. Marks, Florida

Posted: June 19, 2019

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Small town’s outside of Tallahassee, Florida are often full of big surprises. This is also the case for St. Marks, a small town of 275 people. If you’re looking for an exciting day-trip or a weekend away, St. Marks certainly fits the bill. For the outdoorsmen, St. Marks offers phenomenal fishing opportunities. There are two … Read More

A Welcome Detour from Life in the Fast Lane

Posted: July 5, 2018

Orlando Sentinal’s Travel correspondent Nancy Moreland speaks highly of Jefferson County and Monticello in a recent article in Visit Natural North Florida. “There’s a whiff of wisteria on the breeze as you stroll past the antebellum homes and gracious gardens of Monticello. Pausing under a centuries-old oak, you admire sunlight filtering through the Spanish moss … Read More

Dock-to-Table Destinations for Shellfish in Florida’s Big Bend

Posted: January 8, 2018

A new article about our Big Bend Shellfish Trail has been published by Nancy Moreland, a member of the Society of American Travel Writers. Among features of the other counties along the trail, Moreland describes Jefferson County’s sliver of coastline, Monticello and Rev Cafe. As David Ward, a long-historied citizen of Jefferson County, says in … Read More

67th Annual Watermelon Festival

Posted: June 17, 2017

Another great Watermelon Festival has finished here in Jefferson County Florida. The Tallahassee Democrat published an article about it. Click the image below. And for our photo gallery, Click Here! clgolden

Holiday Radio Commercial

Posted: December 5, 2012


Monticello in Southern Living Magazine

Posted: May 4, 2010

The May 2010 edition of Southern Living Magazine included a full page article about Monticello. A beautiful picture of the Christ Episcopal Church is featured. Local writer Merry Ann Frisby was quoted throughout the article and she reminds us why all of us enjoy living here. Visit their website at clgolden

Southern Music Rising Festival in Tallahassee Democrate

Posted: April 15, 2010

04/15/10: Get set for music in Monticello by Merry Ann Frisby Every April downtown Monticello is a lively place for dozens of musicans playing bluegrass and folk music. For more details on the article about the Southern Music Rising Festival, click here to visit the Tallahassee Democrat article. clgolden