Florida Frontiers Television

Flagler County

Florida Frontiers, The Television Program:   Flagler County was established in 1917, but has historic sites from much earlier, including Mala Compra and the Bulow Plantation.

Tarpon Springs Epiphany

 

Hundreds of Greeks 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. Episode 8 of Florida Frontiers TV explores the history of Greek culture and the annual Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs.

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 

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