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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Florida History: NASA and the Space Coast [VIDEO]

Florida's Space Coast is not only home to the Kennedy Space Center and NASA, but it played a unique role in the Space Race. The US and the USSR were in the heights of the Cold War. While this [...]

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Florida History: The Tampa Mafia (Part Two) [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 Civil War [VIDEO]

Before the Civil War, Florida was a haven for runaway slaves. Almost ½ of the state's 140,000 residents were African-Americans, and most of them were free men. However, when America began the [...]

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Florida History: The Tampa Mafia (Part One) [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 Black Seminoles [VIDEO]

The underground railroad was a pathway used by runaway slaves to escape the shackles of slavery and pursue a life of freedom. Traditionally, the railroad headed North toward freedom but a small [...]

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