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Waldo, Florida: Fading Part Of Florida’s History

With closed storefronts and empty sidewalks in this small, drive-by town, it is clear the town's once vibrant light has dimmed as the population dwindled. However, Waldo's city government is making strides for economic development and working on a number of projects to increase the population and turn the fate of the town around.

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Once Bustling Seat Of Alachua County, Ghost Town Of Newnansville Attracts 19th-Century History Lovers

Once a bustling center of Alachua County's life, the town of Newnansville started declining in population after the Alachua County seat was relocated to Gainesville in 1854 and turned into a ghost town by the 1890s. Now it attracts history lovers from the county and reminds local residents and officials about the necessity to preserve the county's history.

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