Florida Verve: Links of Note

The wreck of the Union Steamers Maple Leaf and General Hunter on the St. Johns River, Florida, by Alfred Waud. Source: Library of Congress Jacksonville Divers Salvage Civil War History on the St. Johns River — The Florida Times-Union The…

Apollo 11 began new American era

By Ben Brotemarkle, For FLORIDA TODAY Forty-five years ago today, the flight of Apollo 11 changed the course of human history. On July 16, 1969, a Saturn V rocket launched from the Kennedy Space Center carrying astronauts Neil A. Armstrong,…

JMI Book Club: James Madison In His Own Words

By Stephen Syfrett The JMI Summer Book Club met last week to discuss the latest in a series of essays from 50 core American documents: Federalist 10 by James Madison. In this essay Madison discusses the sources of factions, and…