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FLORIDA AND CUBA: A LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIP STILL ON DISPLAY (Part III)

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…

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…

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…

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…