Florida's History Through Its Places
Vicinity of Inverness FORT COOPER 3 mi. NE of Inverness on U.S. 41 on W bank of Fort Cooper Lake. 1836. The fort was built and operated between April 2 and April 18, 1836. The 1st Georgia Battalion of Volunteers held off an attack of several hundred Indians throughout that period. Park. Public. N.R. 1972.
Crystal River CRYSTAL RIVER INDIAN MOUNDS 2 mi. NW of Crystal River on U.S. 19-98. a.d. 1000-a.d. 1500. Swift Creek, Weeden Island, Safety Harbor periods. 2 large truncated mounds, 1 conical burial mound, a large irregular-shaped shell-midden ridge, and a small oval-shaped shell-midden mound. Museum. Private-public. N.R. 1970.
Inverness OLD CITRUS COUNTY COURTHOUSE 1 Courthouse Square. 1912. Eclectic, with elements of Neo-Classical, Italian Renaissance, Prairie School and Mission styles. 2 stories. Buff-colored brick exterior, a copper cupola with a clock face on each of the 4 sides is topped with a belvedere with miniature columns. Oldest and most important public building in Citrus County. Public. N.R. 1992.