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    Treasure in the marshes of St. Marks, Florida?

    Tales of a fabulous treasure in lost Spanish gold have long echoed in the marshes and inlets around the mouth of the St. Marks River. The purported burial site is a “money pit” about three miles from the old Spanish fort of San Marcos de Apalache. The vicinity is now part of the St. Marks […]

  • Panama City’s forgotten Seminole War forts

    The landscape of Florida is dotted with the sites of military outposts built by the U.S. Army during the Second Seminole War (1835-1842). Two of the least known of these stood on the shores of St. Andrew Bay in what is now Panama City. The year 1839 found the commanders of the U.S. Army in […]

  • Romance
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    14 Most Romantic Places in the South!

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, here is our first ever list of the 14 most romantic places in the South! #1 on our list for 2017 is the charming city of Fairhope, Alabama! This selection may surprise some people, but it won’t surprise anyone who has ever visited this beautiful community on the Eastern […]

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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 […]

  • NYE Celebrations in the South – 2016-2017

    New Year’s Eve is the night when everything from peaches to possums drop as the South celebrates the arrival of the new year! Here’s a list of some of our favorite New Year’s Eve celebrations in the Southeast. They are listed by state and by city so please find one near you and enjoy! NEW […]

  • Florida Christmas Lights for 2016

    Here’s our annual list of the best Christmas Lights in Florida! The Sunshine State has hundreds of displays large and small but this list includes some of our favorites. Be sure to watch Chipley’s Christmas Parade of Lights on www.twoegg.tv at 6 p.m. CDT/7 p.m. EDT on December 2nd to experience the fun and flavor […]

  • Christmas Train Rides in Florida, 2016

    Get out and enjoy the 2016 Christmas Season by rail! Florida has a number of wonderful Christmas Trains that run from towns large and small. The list below gives you basic information on each. Buying tickets in advance is an absolute necessity for most although the Polar Bear Express in Bristol also has general admission […]

  • The First Seminole War: 200th Anniversary Commemoration Begins

    A crowd of nearly 100 people gathered at the historic Apalachicola Arsenal Museum in Chattahoochee, Florida, today, kicking off an 18-month commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the First Seminole War. The history of this war once figured prominently in the history books of Florida, Georgia, Alabama and the nation, but times have changed. Few […]