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State Archives of Florida
Indians at the Six Gun Territory attraction in Ocala.
Bert Morgan photographic collection, N2013- 16, Box 9
Indians in popular culture
Amusement parks--Florida--Marion County--Ocala
Wild west shows
Performing arts--Florida--Marion County--Ocala
Indians of North America--Clothing
Six Gun Territory was a 200-acre western-themed tourist attraction located on State Highway 40 (Silver Springs Blvd) in Ocala, Florida. Designed by Russell Pearson (who also designed Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO and Ghost Town in the Sky in Maggie Valley, NC), it opened on 2 February 1963 and remained opened until 1984. Visitors arrived at the visitor center (a replica Southern Railway station) and rode a wood-burning narrow gauge engine to a mock Western town to see gunfights, saloon dances, an "Indian village" and various amusement rides.
Accompanying note: "Col. and Mrs. Cloyce Tippett party at Ocala, Florida."
Bert Morgan was a photographer whose best-known work was his photographs of Palm Beach high society events and people taken by Morgan along with his son Richard Morgan. His work was regularly published in magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, Town and Country, and The Social Spectator.
Chicago Manual of Style
Morgan, Bert, 1904-1986. Indians at the Six Gun Territory attraction in Ocala. 1969. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/320361>, accessed 3 October 2022.
Morgan, Bert, 1904-1986. Indians at the Six Gun Territory attraction in Ocala. 1969. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/320361>
AP Style Photo Citation
(State Archives of Florida/Morgan)