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Alternative Title

Florida of today: a guide for tourists and settlers.

Description

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 --

Notes

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.

Subject

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

City

New York, N.Y.

Publisher

D. Appleton

Extent

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

Format

application/pdf

Digital Reproduction Specifications

Jpeg2000 images were derived from no less than 400 dpi tiff images

Identifier

50217857 (oclc), CF00001574 (IID), ucf:9170 (fedora)

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


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