• Romance
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    14 Most Romantic Places in Florida

    Here’s our list of the 14 Most Romantic Places in Florida for 2017! Topping our list this year is St. Augustine, the historic old city where the Old World meets the new. The oldest permanent settlement in the continental United States, St. Augustine was a thriving village more than 50 years before the Pilgrims set […]

  • Battles
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    Survivors and their fates (July 28, 1816)

    The number of survivors from the explosion at Prospect Bluff continued to dwindle 200 years ago today as more of the badly wounded died from their injuries. This is the final article in a series marking the 200th anniversary of the U.S. campaign to destroy the Fort at Prospect Bluff, Florida. Please click here to […]

  • Battles
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    Eve of Destruction at Prospect Bluff (July 26, 1816)

    Volcanic ash in the atmosphere gave the sun a blood-red appearance as it rose above the Apalachicola River 200 years ago today. It was an omen of the deadly destruction that would strike the Fort at Prospect Bluff in less than 24-hours. This article is part of a series marking the 200th anniversary of the […]

  • Battles
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    The Watering Party Attack (July 17, 1816)

    The first bloodshed of the U.S. campaign against the Fort at Prospect Bluff (or “Negro Fort”) took place 200 years ago today on July 17, 1816. This article is part of a series marking the 200th anniversary of the destruction of the maroon settlement at Prospect Bluff, Florida. Please click here to read previous articles. […]