Understanding our Past and Ourselves

The Unique History, and Culture of the Red Hills Region

The region’s fertile soils, abundant lakes, rolling hills, and valley terrain have for centuries attracted diverse cultures. The imprint left by those cultures is reflected in the wealth of historic sites found in the Red Hills, from Native American ceremonial mound centers, Spanish missions, antebellum plantation mansions, tenant farms, to an array of other tangible reminders of the Red Hills’ history. Many of these sites and districts are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and are open to the public.

store front courtesy of Bradley's Country Store

Historic Bradley’s Country Store offers link with the past

published in the Tallahassee Democrat January 15, 2015 Since 1927, travelers have ventured along red clay canopy roads to Bradley’s Country Store, located on the picturesque Centerville Road. A step into the tin-roofed store is a step back in time. Hanging from the horizontal board interior walls are washboards, pitch forks and mule harnesses of […]

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