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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Visit Mill Creek Farm – Florida’s Retirement Home For Horses!

December 19, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Mill Creek Farm - Florida's Retirement Home For HorsesMany people head to Florida when they retire – but horses? Yep! Horses like to retire here, too. Well, they do if they’re lucky enough to wind up at Mill Creek Farm, North Florida’s Retirement Home For Horses!

Mill Creek Farm is a nonprofit equine sanctuary that was founded in 1983 by Peter and Mary Gregory. The couple got the idea from a trip to England where they discovered a “vacation” farm for London’s cart and carriage horses. Once a year, the animals were given a two-week break from their jobs on the city streets. Those two weeks were the only time these animals saw a pasture.

The experience was very affecting.

When the Gregory’s retired, some years later, they decided to open a horse retirement farm of their own – and Mill Creek Farm was born.

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Soar To New Heights At The Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum

December 9, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Soar to new heights at the Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum in Starke, Florida!Aviation and history fans alike will delight in the Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum at Keystone Heights Airport in Starke, FL.

Keystone Heights Airport, formerly Keystone Army Airfield, has a rich military history. It was an Army Air Corps air base training reconnaissance pilots during World War II. It also played home field for a squadron of fighter pilots preparing for the Normandy Invasion.

Consequently, a good part of the museum’s mission is to preserve this otherwise obscure corner of wartime history. The museum collection contains more than just airport history, however. A LOT more!

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