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Steamship "Cuba" via Florida Memory


Part Three Disillusion also grew as the Castro regime, in keeping with Marxist dogma, declared war on religion and set up a police state that encouraged party loyalists to become informants, spying on their neighbors, friends, and even their family…

The Coffee Road

Fla. History: Scotch-Irish Settlers

The following map is a snapshot of Southwest Georgia and a portion of North Florida as they appeared in the early 1830s. At the time, this area was considered by Georgia politicians to be an area “which God Almighty had…

A Land Remembered

Remembering Florida Writer Patrick Smith

By now you’ve probably learned of the passing of Patrick Smith, a celebrated writer best known for his classic “A Land Remembered,” a historical novel about the frontier days of Florida. Smith, a Merritt Island resident, was a three-time Pulitzer…

Zora Neale Hurston

Festival celebrates talents of Eatonville author Zora Neale Hurston

The mark of Zora Neale Hurston left an indelible impression on a global fan base. And for a quarter of a century, Hurston’s Eatonville hometown has hosted an annual multi-day, multi-disciplinary festival to celebrate her literary legacy. This year’s event…