South Carolina Pioneers

History of Laurel Hill, Florida

Laurel Hill Laurel Hill Laurel Hill Laurel Hill Laurel Hill area attracted some of the earliest settlers once Florida became part of the United States in 1821. Two years later an Army captain surveying the route for a road across Florida mentioned the "Scotch Settlement" on the Yellow Water River. In 1827 John Lee Williams, in describing the Yellow Water River, stated, There is a very good settlement of industrious farmers on this river, forty miles above the bay.
We discovered a true treasure of a little town in Northwest Florida It's a charming town to visit for the day and a wonderful place to live because of the friendly atmosphere and genuine caring neighbors.

Bring a friend and stop by The 1905 Gallery which has the largest antique collection in the area with thousands of antiques and collectables on display, and bargain prices on Sorelli jewelry.

Hear the church bells on Sunday morning with your coffee from the shady back deck of this charming historical home, The Doc Stephens House. This home has been lovingly restored and updated. It is walking distance to school and currently available for rent or sale. More details
The Laurel Hill School sits in a charming area of town with cottages and lovely neighbors. In 2005 The Laurel Hill School was awarded the No. 3 School of Excellence in Florida : grades K-12. For more information visit : Laurel Hill School

Courtsey of Suzanne Teri Stucki