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Florida's Best Beachfront Bed and Breakfast Spots

May and June are great months to spend on Florida’s beaches – the water has warmed up and the summer crowds, dominated by families, have not descended upon the Sunshine State.   427 more words

Florida History

Tour Training, Researching, Project Planning....Oh My!

Hello everyone this summer as part of my course work I will be interning at DeBary Hall Historic Site. I am a graduate student at the University of Central Florida studying History with an emphasis on Public History. 617 more words

DeBary Hall Historic Site

Flashback Friday: Charley Johns, The "Pork Chop" Gang, The Purple Pamphlet and the shame of Florida's circa 1960's Legislature

Senator Charley Johns (D-Starke) is one of the best known figures in the Florida Political History for multiple dubious reasons. The leader of the infamous “Pork Chop Gang”. 829 more words

Florida History

Notable Narrative - Indian Summer Shark Attack!

Sometimes, it isn’t just dialogue or a steamy love scene that captures the interest. This particular scene is one I wrote when I first started Indian Summer nearly 20 years ago. 1,116 more words

Dellani Oakes

The Secrets of Pensacola

I don’t think too many people really know much about Pensacola.  I know most Floridians don’t.  Even if you look it up, read reviews, ask around, you don’t come up with much.  407 more words


The Legend and Myth of the Highwaymen

There are two historic buildings in Fort Pierce that pay tribute to Florida’s most popular impressionistic landscape artist – the Albert Ernest “Bean” Backus House and the Bean Backus Art Gallery, dedicated to his work. 442 more words

Florida History

Renovation, Repurposing, Demolition

I’ve never been a fan of throwing something away or tearing anything down just because it is old.

Our family has always been big on recycling, repurposing, and conserving resources. 652 more words