Historic Santos Recreation Area Maps

Ocala, FL

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Historic Santos Recreation Area Description

Located on the site of a historic African-American community, the recreation area continues to serve descendants of the original settlers. Many of the settlers were displaced in the mid-1930s to make way for the Great Depression era sea-level Cross Florida Ship Canal. The project was funded for only a few years under President Franklin Roosevelt with intentions to put people back to work. The project successfully employed approximately 8,000 workers at its peak. Today, there is a multi-use sports field near the location of a former historic Negro League baseball field, a basketball court, n

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