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After another trip into Jacksonville, have worked the day on Swampy books. Last minute needs involving ‘Florida Cracker Christmas’ had me go back in to fix some page number issues.
Swimming at Wakulla Springs State Park. Those are wooden platforms that once sat in the pool of spring water area.
This is the Florida Midland Railroad depot in Ocoee, in west Orange County. The photo is from here and you can read a bit more about the depot there.
This photo is from the ‘Osceola Centennial Book - 1987’, page 394.
This painting of he Cape Florida lighthouse was completed using oils by Boyer Gonzales around 1900. In the foreground is a Tequesta burial mound.
Swampy’s #Florida Ads: Gulfview Motor Co., Fort Walton Beach, 1955.- http://swampysflorida.com/?p=9921
This postcard was mailed on April 14th, 1977 from Jacksonville to Mr. & Mrs. Brunner of Egremonts, Massachusetts, from Tom.
This is the train station that Lakeland founder Abraham Munn had built in Downtown Lakeland in the 1880s.