The Sumter County float passing along east side of Monroe Street, between Park and College Avenues. The photo is by Granger, Forrest (Fred Forrest), 1912-1993 and was taken in 1949 in Tallahassee, Florida. January 5. The photo is courtesy of Florida Memory. The Sumter Sun Times publishes a photo from Sumter County history each week. The photos are courtesy of organizations such as Florida Memory, the Sumter County Historical Society. etc. interested in preserving local history. The Sumter County Historical Society has a museum in downtown Bushnell, open to the public throughout the year on Fridays and for group tours by appointment. Contact the historical society at firstname.lastname@example.org. Do you have any stories or photos from historic Sumter County? Send them in for possible publication in the Sumter County Times in print, online or on Facebook.