Lake City is a city in Columbia County, Florida. The site of Lake City is rich with history. It started out as a Seminole village named Alpata Telophka or Hvlpvtv Tvlofv, meaning "Alligator Village". In 1859, Lake City was incorporated and changed to its current name. The Battle of Olustee also occurred in Lake City during the American Civil War, In honor of those who died on both sides of the war, a festival called the Olustee Battle Festival is hosted each year. During this festival a reenactment of the Battle of Olustee and a Miss Olustee pageant take place.