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Florida of today: a guide for tourists and settlers.


Describes the Florida of the late 19th century in terms of its history, physical environment, population, travel destinations and facilities, crops and products.

Table of Contents

Ch. I. History. Discoveries. Settlement. Cession to Great Britain. Retrocession to Spain. Cession to the United States. Territory of Florida. Seminole wars. State of Florida. Secession. Reconstruction. Restoration -- Ch. II. Geography -- Ch. III. Climate. Temperature. Humidity -- Ch. IV. Divisions. First, north Florida. Second, semi-tropical Florida. Third, subtropical Florida -- Ch. V. Health. Malaria. Tornadoes -- Ch. VI. Geology. Industrial features. Mineral waters. Soils. Drainage -- Ch. VII. Travel. Ocean routes. Overland routes. Jacksonville. From Jackonsville. Indian River. Lake Worth. Biscayne Bay. Lake Okeechobee and the Everglades. Key West. Cape Sable. Tampa. Tallahassee. Cedar Keys. Pensacola. Appalachicola. Wakulla Springs. Silver Spring. The Ocklawaha River. The Suwannee River. The Caloosahatche River. The Homosassa River. Mounds --


Color map on 1 folding leaf facing title page. Includes index. Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2002. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.


Florida -- Description and travel; Florida -- History; Economics and Society: Post-Civil War Florida, 1865-1913 -- Business, Agriculture, and Tourism, 1878-1897; History; Description and travel; Agriculture


New York, N.Y.


D. Appleton


254 pages : illustrations, 2 maps (1 colour) ; 19 cm.



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The Florida of to-day: a guide for tourists and settlers.



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