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Florida....12,500 Years Ago
Mammoths were common in this area as well as other prehistoric animals.
Florida Hurricanes
Interesting facts about hurricanes in Florida during the 1800 and early 1900's.
Florida Flags
Did you know "Florida, the Sovereign Nation" once flew over Florida?
The Florida Keys
Some interesting and little known facts about the Florida Keys.
Florida Settlement
When did people settle in Florida and why?
Florida's Sesquicentennial as a State
Florida's trek into statehood.
Have Your Child Write a Book
A creative and memorial experience for you child that will bring years of pride and accomplishment.
Hurricane Kate
One family's 1985 Hurricane Kate adventure.
Joe I. Davis, Boatbuilder?
Joe Davis, 1887-1982, built bateau or "fishing boats" in the early 1900's.
Look Out!! Cows on the Road
Traveling Florida roads in 1937 could be dangerous.
One Small Site
One small archaeological site -- a discovery worth recording.
The No-Scar Thumb
A home remedy for eliminating scars and providing quick healing?
The Ochlockonee River
Little known facts about the Ochlockonee River in Florida.
Oyster Bay Eyesore
The story of the "big blue" landmark at Oyster Bay.
Mitchell Point Site
An analysis of Native American artifacts found around Lake Iamonia in North Florida.
Plank Roads of Northern Florida
Do you know the difference between a "plank road" and a "corduroy road"?
Are civil war re-enactments worth all that trouble?
Revolutionary War
Pensacola, Florida's role in the Revolutionary War.
St. Augustine Siege
Did you know that St. Augustine was under siege in 1586?
St. Marks
Did you know that St. Marks was visited by Hernando de Soto in 1539?
St. Marks - Some Civil War Action
Did you know that the landing of Federal troops at St. Marks lead to the Battle of Natural Bridge?
St. Marks River
Did you know that the first ship building, the first iron forge, and the first burial of foreign royalty happened along the St. Marks river?
Shell Point
Have you ever strolled along the beach and found pottery? Ever wonder how old it might be?
The Sopchoppy River
Did you know it was called Rio Chachave in 1683?
Swine in Early Florida
How did pigs get in Florida?
Trip to Tallahassee
A trip to Tallahassee from Blountstown in 1947 for two young boys was a mixture of hitch-hiking and walking.
Wakulla County - Some Civil War Action
Read about the C.S. Gunboat SPRAY (a side-wheeled 3-gun steamboat) which was active at St. Marks, Florida (Wakulla County) during the Civil War. Includes original painting of The SPRAY. Additional artwork in process.
What's in a Name?
How did names like Wakulla, Tallahassee, and Chattahoochee come to be?
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