The following is an exclusive preview of The Unlikely Parks of Tampa Bay: A Scenic History by Thomas Kenning, out now from Arcadia Press. “…the original Florida is going fast.”-Dick Bothwell, St. Petersburg Times, October 12, 1958. At first there were a few people, and it wasn’t a big deal. If for no other reason…
Preview: Nature’s Own Attraction: A History of Florida’s Roadside Springs
Below is an exclusive peak inside Nature’s Own Attraction: A History of Florida’s Roadside Springs! The decades after World War II were a golden age for roadside attractions in the Sunshine State. The advent of the family automobile put Florida’s exotic flora and fauna within easy reach for millions of curious Americans. Entrepreneurs were happy…
Abandoned Coastal Defenses of Alabama Official Trailer
Check out the official trailer for Abandoned Coastal Defenses of Alabama.
The Siege of Fort Morgan – Abandoned Coastal Defenses of Alabama
Should Fort Morgan’s magazines – containing enough powder to resist months of siege – ignite, the entire fort would likely have been leveled, killing most every man inside. In desperation, Page ordered around 60,000 pounds of powder doused….
Abandoned Coastal Defenses of Alabama Preview
Abandoned Coastal Defenses of Alabama is a down-and-dirty guided tour through Fort Morgan and Fort Gaines, documentary evidence of a rich past slipping inexorably into ruin.
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05. Exploring Belchertown State School with Katherine Anderson
Katherine Anderson is the award-winning author of two historic mysteries, Hospital Hill and Shadows in the Ward. She was born in 1980 in Western Massachusetts and is a special education teacher. For many years Kate has worked to painstakingly research and document the insane asylums and state schools in New England, publishing nonfiction works and…