Florida’s Black History: Zora Neale Hurston (Part Two) [PODCAST]

From October 1947 to February 1948, Zora lived in Honduras. She went there to find ancient Mayan ruins or anything left behind a previously undiscovered culture. While she was in Honduras, she [...]

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Florida’s Black History: Zora Neale Hurston (Part One) [PODCAST]

Zora Neale Hurston lived her life to the fullest and became a significant figure in Florida history. Not only was she an extremely accomplished and respected writer, but she spent almost twenty [...]

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The Story of Black Caesar and Blackbeard (Part Two) [PODCAST]

It’s thought that Blackbeard was born in Bristol, England, around 1680. At that time Bristol was a thriving slave-trading hub, and it’s widely believed that Teach worked on slave ships from an [...]

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The Story of Black Caesar and Blackbeard (Part One) [PODCAST]

While not as famous as Blackbeard, Black Caesar gave the shores of Florida's east coast the nickname the Gold Coast by burying his gold on the beaches. His infamy grew large enough to gain the [...]

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How Tampa Bay Became Home of the Bucs: The Gasparilla Legend [PODCAST]

As you look forward to Super Bowl LV in Tampa on Sunday, have you ever wondered about the history of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers team name? To understand the significance of buccaneers in Tampa’s [...]

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Florida's Long Legacy of Alfred DuPont and Edward Ball: Part 1 [VIDEO]

Alfred duPont and Edward Ball Created a legacy in Florida that is felt to this day.

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What Are the Two Types of Conservation Easements? [VIDEO]

Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM, the founder and managing director of SVN | Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate, began working with real estate conservation easements a quarter-century ago. Though more [...]

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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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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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