Colonial Florida

Saving Home

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Saving Home

Saving Home is an historical novel set during the English siege of St. Augustine in 1702. The story is told through the eyes of nine-year-old Luissa de Cueva and her friends, ten-year-old Diego de las Alas, and a Timucuan Indian girl named Junco. Based on meticulous research, Saving Home engages readers of all ages with descriptions of Spanish and Native American families seeking refuge for more than six weeks within the walls of the Castillo de San Marcos as St. Augustine goes up in flames and a battle rages around them. This exciting historical novel has messages about life, family, and what is important that will resonate with both the young and the young at heart.

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$14.95

Florida's Freedom Struggle: The Black Experience from Colonial Time to the New Millennium

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Florida's Freedom Struggle: The Black Experience from Colonial Time to the New Millennium

Dr. Winsboro's works bring into focus one of the most disturbing yet vital issues in Florida history. To get an idea of the breadth and dimension of the race problem in Florida's complex and long history, one needs only to read this collection of important essays and accompanying analysis by Dr. Winsboro. From this collection, the reader will find an amazing transformation in attitudes and academic research of this issue. For this wide and fresh perspective, we must give a hearty thanks to Dr. Winsboro and the Florida Historical Society Press. -Dr. Joe Knetsch, Historian and Author, Tallahassee, Florida

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$19.95

Memoir on the Geography, and Natural and Civil History of Florida

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Memoir on the Geography, and Natural and Civil History of Florida

First published in 1821, Darby's Memoir served as the guide for the earliest American settlers in newly acquired Florida. This volume faithfully reproduces the original, including the large folded map on the inside cover. Handsomely "HardBack" bound and stamped, this volume offers scholars an affordable volume of rare work.

Dr. Joe Knetsch, a noted historian of early Florida, has written an introduction that places the man Darby in the context of the expansion of the United States and manifest destiny.

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$5.00
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