Ocala: Parade of Nations Horse Celebration

The Ocala/Marion County Chamber & Economic Partnership (CEP), Ocala Main Street and the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) invite you to “Jump Downtown” to the first annual Parade of Nations Horse Celebration happening on the Downtown Square on Wednesday, February 15th at 6 PM. The Parade of Nations will honor and welcome this […]

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Marion County: A Short History Lesson

Marion County: A Short History Lesson

Marion County was created in 1844 from portions of Alachua, Orange and Hillsborough counties. In addition, until 1853, Marion County included most of what is now Lake and Sumter counties. Marion County is named after General Francis Marion of South Carolina, who was a guerilla fighter and hero of the American Revolutionary War. Early in […]