What is it about Hernando Beach, Florida that stirs an artist’s soul?
Is it the scenic Gulf of Mexico coastline, stunning sunsets or boundless nature of Weekiwachee Preserve? Is it the timeless allure of mermaids? Crystalline waterways sheltering gentle manatees? Or, is it the shimmering underwater realm where dolphins, sea turtles, starfish and finned creatures dwell?
Luckily, some artist residents have generously shared their talent as beautiful public displays.
Look around Hernando Beach for outdoor décor in vivid colors, media and shapes. Discover stories told in wall murals, structural transformations and scenes viewable when cruising by on the water. All are perfect for selfies.
Long before today’s culturally blended society, Florida’s Adventure Coast was populated by Native Americans. It doesn’t take long to notice the lasting evidence of those original populations in the names of locations still in use today. Many of the names trace back to the Seminole Indians, reflecting the Muskogean language family, originating as either Creek or Miccosukee.
Here is a short guide to some of those distinctive words you see around here and how to pronounce them.