APALACHICOLA: BEYOND THE GORRIE DETAILS

THE HISTORIC TOWN ON FLORIDA’S FORGOTTEN COAST IS ONCE AGAIN BEING FORCED TO REINVENT ITSELF ESSAY BY ROBERT SANCHEZ¦PHOTOS BY SCOTT K. SHOLL How fitting that Apalachicola’s most notable historic figure is a doctor who was also an inventor. It’s…

Apalachicola Oysterman

Photo of the Week: Young Oysterman, Apalachicola, Florida, 1909

The caption reads: “A young oyster fisher [?] Others smaller employed in busy season. Apalachicola, Fla. Randsey Summerford says he starts out at 4 A.M. one day, is out all night in the little oyster boat and back next day…