This Small City In Florida Was Named After Shakespeare’s Hometown – And It’s Just As Charming
There is a small city in central Florida that has a unique history and an even more unique way it earned its name. Avon Park in Florida is a fun place to spend a weekend, wandering through the streets, exploring the mom-and-pop shops, and embracing the surrounding nature. But what many people might not know is that this small town was named after a delightful European town that happens to also be the hometown of William Shakespeare.
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A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.