Join Swampy, the Swamp Ape, in his adventures around Florida! From stops around the state, his cartoon strip fun & Florida collectibles he finds! The comic strip appears every Mon, Wed and Fri! Here's Swampy's site: http://swampysflorida.com/

Swampy’s Historic Photos: Florida catches a big fish at Punta Rassa,

Florida Heitman makes a catch near her father’s hotel at Punta Rassa. Her father had converted the army barracks of Fort Dulaney in the Shultz Hotel for cattlemen shipping cattle to Key West and on to Cuba.

Swampy’s Historic Photos: Florida catches a big fish at Punta Rassa,

Florida Heitman makes a catch near her father’s hotel at Punta Rassa. Her father had converted the army barracks of Fort Dulaney in the Shultz Hotel for cattlemen shipping cattle to Key West and on to Cuba.

Swampy’s #Florida #Postcard #Monday: Marineland, 1965.

This postcard is part of a ‘Charm Spots of Florida’ booklet mailed in 1965 from Tampa.

Swampy’s #Florida #Postcard #Monday: Marineland, 1965.

This postcard is part of a ‘Charm Spots of Florida’ booklet mailed in 1965 from Tampa.

Come meet and get a photo with Swampy, coloring book and/or a sketch by Rob Smith, Jr. at the Marion County Springs Festival this Saturday, 10am - 4pm, at Silver Springs State Park!!!

Come meet and get a photo with Swampy, coloring book and/or a sketch by Rob Smith, Jr. at the Marion County Springs Festival this Saturday, 10am - 4pm, at Silver Springs State Park!!!

Great white heron in the Everglades, 1978.

This photo is from ’ Everglades: The Story Behind the Scenery’ by Jack De Golia. You can purchase a copy of this book by clicking here or below.

Great white heron in the Everglades, 1978.

This photo is from ’ Everglades: The Story Behind the Scenery’ by Jack De Golia. You can purchase a copy of this book by clicking here or below.

Garden Key Jefferson Lighthouse.

Click here to plan a rip to visit the Garden Key Jefferson lighthouse. This photo is from ’ Guide to Florida Lighthouses’ by Elinor De Wire.

Garden Key Jefferson Lighthouse.

Click here to plan a rip to visit the Garden Key Jefferson lighthouse. This photo is from ’ Guide to Florida Lighthouses’ by Elinor De Wire.

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Great egret, Wakodahatchee Wetlands

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Great egret, Wakodahatchee Wetlands

Swampy’s Historic Photos: Palafox Street, Pensacola, 1894.

This photo is from ’ Pensacola: Florida’s First Place City : A Pictorial History’ by Jesse Earle Bowden, page 81.

Swampy’s Historic Photos: Palafox Street, Pensacola, 1894.

This photo is from ’ Pensacola: Florida’s First Place City : A Pictorial History’ by Jesse Earle Bowden, page 81.

Swampy’s #Florida Ads: Badcock Furniture Store

Here’s a tray depicted early and more recent images of Badcock Furniture Stores. Badcock is a Florida native, born in Mulberry, in south Polk County.

Swampy’s #Florida Ads: Badcock Furniture Store

Here’s a tray depicted early and more recent images of Badcock Furniture Stores. Badcock is a Florida native, born in Mulberry, in south Polk County.

Swampy’s Postcard Monday: Crusing Cypress Gardens

This postcards, as with most all shown on this site, is part of the Swampy’s Florida collection.

Swampy’s Postcard Monday: Crusing Cypress Gardens

This postcards, as with most all shown on this site, is part of the Swampy’s Florida collection.

Swampy’s #Florida Live Cartoon: as Easter winds down, Swampy and Zuber have devoured enough chocolate. Trilby, On the other hand is running out and may need to dip into reserves.

Swampy’s #Florida Live Cartoon: as Easter winds down, Swampy and Zuber have devoured enough chocolate. Trilby, On the other hand is running out and may need to dip into reserves.