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Author to be interviewed by Book TV C-SPAN 2, Tuesday, April 21,2015

William G. Crawford, Jr., author of the award-winning “Florida’s Big Dig,” is to be interviewed by Jason Dorman, a graduate of Flagler College, for C-SPAN 2 Book TV. 113 more words

Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

Last Days of Rebel Florida: Confederate Gold, Suicide, Escape

150 years ago the Civil War was ending and events in Florida were starting to get dramatic, even though much of the state was still in Confederate hands. 588 more words

Florida History

Flashback Friday: Senator Bob Graham and the Iraq War

While many in Washington in both parties were anxious to rush toward a military conflict with Iraq in 2002, Florida’s Senior Senator Bob Graham was a lonely voice in the wilderness cautioning against the invasion of Iraq. 429 more words

Florida Democrats

Circle of Friends, Part Two: Paul Hayne Carter

One thing that stands out to me in getting to know Emmett’s closest friends is that his inner circle was consistent and remained close to him all his life. 1,623 more words


Florida Has Largest "World Football" Stadium Now

In Florida – the land of college and professional football – it might be difficult for state sports fans to discover that the new Orlando City Soccer Team of the MLS is playing in the Florida Citrus Bowl (70,000), giving Florida the largest professional stadium in that sport. 153 more words

Florida History

Flashback Friday: The End of the Civil War in Florida

This week marked the 150th Anniversary of the end of major hostilities in the Civil War. Throughout much of the war, union forces occupied Pensacola and Key West the two most strategic locations in the state. 484 more words

Florida History

Spring Break Fun

I realized yesterday that my one year ‘Blog-aversary’ had taken place on March 26th, 2015! Interestingly, I never received notification from WordPress of this momentous occasion! 769 more words