Micanopy founded in 1821 and named after Chief Micanopy leader of the Seminole Indians. Micanopy a small town near Gainesville where time stands still and made famous by the movie Doc Hollywood featuring Michael J. Fox. A historic district whose commercial buildings and homes are on the National Register of Historic Places. A Florida Heritage Historical Marker gives a detailed history of the town. You can take the turnpike or go north on Highway 441 that will take you through small towns.