By Tim Robinson
A road-less, watery barren region, uninviting and intimidating to all however the such a lot stouthearted and adventurous. whereas nice towns have been arising ih in areas with names equivalent to St. Louis, Denver, and San Francisco, the reduce peninsula of Florida continued. the following, the panther, the alligator, and the bald eagle remained secure from the stressed, meddlesome fingers of civilization, carrying on with as that they had for eons past.
Renegade Indians, pirates, hurricanes, and man-eating animals – let alone toxic snakes and bloodthirsty hordes of mosquitoes – reigned ideally suited. It took a definite type of individual to boldly enterprise into such an inhospitable setting, a spot the place a guy had simply himself and his family members upon which to rely. It took women and men with not just imaginative and prescient, yet spine and grit, humans just like the MacLeods, Dawsons, and Hackensaws, actual pioneers who faced no matter what got here their manner, jointly, as a family.
From shipwrecks, to Indian uprisings, to buried treasure; from blockade runners, to murderous seashore tramps, and the sorrowful, lonely lifetime of the solitary beachcomber, stories of outdated Florida takes the reader again to a novel time and position that may by no means be obvious back.
Above all, stories of previous Florida is an epic saga of survival and prosperity, love and love misplaced, and most significantly, the facility of the human spirit to prevail.
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