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Florida’s Frontier Heroes: The Barefoot Mailmen

By Natalia Heguaboro Only one historical figure from Florida’s frontier days has had the dubious distinction of being portrayed as the hero of a major Hollywood movie – and the hero in question was actually a composite of several men.…

The August Date That Lives in Infamy for Longtime South Florida Residents

Hurricane Andrew’s aftermath in South Florida. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Editor’s Note: Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. By Robert Sanchez In their personal lives most folks have certain dates – the…

Links of Note: The Seminole Wars and Other News

Seminole War in Florida. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Florida Frontiers: Florida Couple Documents Seminole Indian Wars (Florida Today) The life of a soldier who fought in Florida during the Second Seminole War is chronicled in the new book “The Army…