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Before De Soto

Thousands of visitors fly and drive to Tampa and Orlando, Florida every year.  Daniel Stevens can tell you what life was like before all of…

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Preserving the SS American Victory

During the 1940s, 534 of these ships existed. Today only three sail the waters. Their past and present are a testimony to the lives that…

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A New Class of Ships

During the first half of World War II, the United States used vessels called Liberty Ships to haul cargo and troops across the oceans. However,…

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Florida’s Holocaust Museum

If you happen to visit the Tampa-St. Petersburg area, you should take time to visit a well done site called the Florida Holocaust Museum.  Not…

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The Kingsley Plantation

The story of Kingsley Plantation is fascinating, and when you factor in the life’s journey of the landowner’s wife, it makes this one of the…

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A Florida Strawberry Festival

In the 1930’s, citizens of Plant City, Florida began a strawberry festival.  The annual event continues today. Although it’s mostly concerts and amusement rides, it…

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A High Value Crop Grown Right in the Middle of Town

Imagine attempting to grow a high value crop in the middle of one of America’s largest cities.  That’s exactly what happens here…. SharePrintEmail

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The Secret to Growing Great Strawberries

What does it take to grow great strawberries? A good railroad of course. That’s one of the reasons many of the strawberries you eat come…

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Fort Mose

In the marshlands on the northern edge of one of America’s oldest city, you’ll find an amazing story of the struggle for freedom. It’s an…

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Slaves Escaping to the South

Long before there was an American Civil War waged over the issue of slavery, there was the struggle for slaves to find freedom. The first…

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The Oldest House

(St. Augustine, Florida) – Some people may purchase older homes and restore them to their original beauty. But when it comes to old homes, it’s…

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