After a long day of working in the tomato fields or maintaining a house, Clermont’s early pioneers needed to relax and enjoy each other’s company.  You too can relax and enjoy the company for family and friends at Clermont’s Historic Village.

Located at 490 West Ave. in Clermont—not far from the Historic Downtown Shopping District—the Village is a unique partnership between the city and the South Lake County Historical Society dedicated to preserving Clermont’s history and sharing that history with Lake County citizens and visitors.  The Village is open to the public every Saturday and Sunday from 1 pm to 4 pm and admission is free.  However, a donation of $2.00 per adult is requested.

If you are interested in history in general or the history of Lake County in particular, contact the South Lake County Historical Society by going to our website,; by calling Roxanne Brown, Village Manager, at 352-593-8496; by emailing her at; by touring the Historic Village any Saturday or Sunday from 1 pm to 4  pm; or by attending our membership meetings which are held on the second Monday of the month at 7 pm in the Train Depot in the Historic Village, 490 West Ave., not far from Clermont’s historic downtown shopping district.  Our next meeting and the last before the fall is on June 11,

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