The Faux History of The Villages, Florida

@article{Brian2014TheFH,
  title={The Faux History of The Villages, Florida},
  author={Amanda M. Brian},
  journal={Southern Cultures},
  year={2014},
  volume={20},
  pages={58 - 71}
}
  • A. Brian
  • Published 12 November 2014
  • History
  • Southern Cultures
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The Villages, a planned retirement community, lies about an hour's drive northwest of Orlando in the lake-studded landscape of central Florida. Imagine one of its community members--a Villager--enjoying a stroll on a warm day in Lake Sumter Landing, one of three distinct downtowns that cater to approximately 90,000 residents. This average Villager--at least fifty-five years old, not from Florida, relatively affluent, white, and likely female--stops for an ice cream cone… 
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