• Military
    Mystery of Chattahoochee’s lost gunpowder magazine

    The ongoing development of a historic gunpowder magazine as the Apalachicola Arsenal Museum is one of a series of major cultural efforts underway in Chattahoochee, Florida. Other projects include the restoration of a prehistoric Indian mound, the development of a self-guided tour of historic points of interest at River Landing Park, the revitalization and beautification […]

  • Explosion on the CSS Chattahoochee

    The gunboat CSS Chattahoochee¬†sank at Blountstown during a severe storm on May 27, 1863. It was Florida’s greatest naval tragedy of the War Between the States (or Civil War). The¬†Chattahoochee, named for the river on which she was built, was a powerful warship that mounted six heavy guns, was more than 110 feet long and […]