Florida SCA event fills campground

Residents of the Compass Lake residential area in the Hills area in Jackson County, Florida hope that the SCA Medieval Faire event will help the local economy. Deborah Buckhalter of the Jackson County Floridian has the story. (photos)

About 500 SCA folk turned out for the event which included armored combat , archery and merchanting. “This is a full-fledged hobby for these people,” said John Laymon, manager of the subdivision. “They were very historically accurate, in their crafting and their battle-planning. They spend a lot of time and a lot of money doing this.”