A Brief History of Racing in Daytona [VIDEO]

Before the Daytona 500 was held at the Nascar International Speedway, the beaches of Daytona were home to auto racing. With its humble beginnings, it's remarkable how auto racing went from causal [...]

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The Civil Rights Movement in St. Augustine [VIDEO]

Tourists and native Floridians alike have flocked to the beautiful city of St. Augustine thanks in no small part to Henry Flagler, who took it upon himself to create a city for the wealthy. During [...]

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Historic Natural Springs in Florida [VIDEO]

While sandy beaches are usually the first images that come to mind at hearing the word “Florida,” many born-and-raised Floridians have found that they prefer the particular delights offered by [...]

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Florida History: The Tampa Mafia (Part Five) [VIDEO]

The Land Journal recently sat down with Scott M. Deitche, author of Cigar City Mafia, to talk about the history of organized crime in Tampa.

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Florida History: The Tampa Mafia (Part Four) [VIDEO]

The Land Journal recently sat down with Scott M. Deitche, author of Cigar City Mafia, to talk about the history of organized crime in Tampa. 

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The History of Florida's Conservation Easements: Part Two [VIDEO]

In a recent interview, Dean Saunders sat down with the Land Journal to discuss how he established the basis for Florida's conservation easements back in the 1990's.

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The History of Florida's Conservation Easements: Part One [VIDEO]

In a recent interview, Dean Saunders discussed how agricultural events in the 1980s inspired him to create legislation that evolved into Florida's conservation easement programs.

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How The Great Depression Impacted Florida [VIDEO]

In the early 1920s, Florida experienced a real estate boom. Prices were soaring. People were moving here in droves. Life was good. But it couldn’t last forever. With the Great Depression just [...]

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The Wrath of Florida's Hurricanes [VIDEO]

While Florida is acclaimed for its sunny beaches and warm weather, it is also infamous for the more disastrous side of its climate. And few weather events are as disastrous as hurricanes. 

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Florida History: The Tampa Mafia (Part Three) [VIDEO]

The Land Journal recently sat down with Scott M. Deitche, author of Cigar City Mafia, to talk about the history of organized crime in Tampa. For Part One of this series, click here. 

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