A Brief History of Florida, from the Stone Age to the Space Age
>>>>> Emergency Preparedness — What you need to know about nature’s little pranks, and how to live through them in reasonable comfort.
Thunder Bumpers — Thunderstorms are nature’s fireworks, and nothing to worry about if you know how to stay safe.
IMAGES — Photos I’ve shot around the state. A work in progress.
Floripedia — A large collection of old data about trade, social attitudes and other historical information; difficult to find elsewhere.
Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts — Established in 1990, the Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts (The Hurston) is a program of The Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.). Its mission is to provide a place “in the heart of the community” where the public can view the work of artists of African descent, who live on the Continent and/or in the Diaspora. The 2007 season represents The Hurston’s second season-long examination of historical material.
Florida’s Lost Tourist Attractions — Once upon a time, before the giant mouse ate Orlando and Interstate Highways were built to cattle chute the tourists directly into International Drive, there was another Florida. It was somewhen between Henry Ford’s mass production of the Model-T, which made automobile touring a commonplace, and Walt Disney’s mass production of the tourist experience, which made the road trip a mere way to get there, instead of the there itself. It was the age of the roadside attraction…