Who knew Lake Ella was originally known as Bull's Pond?  A dated entry in the Lonely Planet travel guide provides this tidbit and some others about Tallahassee.  Most notably  it lists a number of fondly remembered, but long gone establishments.

Here's an excerpt and check out the entire listing of 'things to do in Tallahassee' here.
Originally known as Bull's Pond, in the 19th century this sylvan, spring-fed pool was renamed by planter Jabez Bull for his daughter. It has long been a swimming hole, baptismal site and picnic spot. It was here, in 1867, that more than 2000 newly freed slaves celebrated Emancipation Day.