Florida Frontiers Television

 
Episode 10
Florida Frontiers TV - Stetson Kennedy

 

Stetson Kennedy was an American author, civil rights activist, and pioneering oral historian and folklorist.

Episode 9
Florida Frontiers TV - Fort Mose

 

Established near St. Augustine in 1738, Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose was the first community of former slaves.

Episode 8
Florida Frontiers TV - Tarpon Springs Epiphany

 

Hundreds of Greek sponge divers and their families moved to Tarpon Springs, Florida in 1905. Today, there are more Greek people per capita in Tarpon Springs than in any other American city. We explore the history of Greek culture and the annual Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs.

Episode 7
Florida Frontiers TV - The Barber-Mizell Family Feud

 

On February 21, 1870, Sheriff David Mizell, his son Will, and brother Morgan went onto the property of Moses Barber to serve an arrest warrant. Tensions between the Barbers and Mizells had been growing for years, and the Sheriff had been warned that if he set foot on Barber land he would be killed. When the group stopped at Bull Creek, a shot was fired from behind some bushes. Sheriff Mizell was killed, becoming the first casualty of this long-running feud.

Episode 6
Florida Frontiers TV - The Lost Years of Zora Neale Hurston

 

Florida writer, folklorist, and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston was one of the most celebrated figures of the Harlem Renaissance, but died in obscurity.

Episode 5
Florida Frontiers TV - Florida Nature Meets Florida Culture

 

We visit Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Bok Tower Gardens, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.

 


Episode 4
Florida Frontiers TV - The Windover People

 

The Windover Dig in Titusville, Florida, was one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the world.

 


Episode 3
Florida Frontiers TV - Exploring New Worlds

 

From Spanish colonization to the manned exploration of space, Florida establishes the boundaries of the Modern Era.

 


Episode 2
Florida Frontiers TV - Everyday People Making History

 

Everyday people make history happen including author Stetson Kennedy and Civil Rights activist Barbara Vickers.

 


Episode 1
Florida Frontiers TV - The Civil War in Florida

 

Florida’s involvement in the Civil War includes the Battle of Olustee and the sinking of the Maple Leaf.

 


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