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Florida History Books


Florida local and regional history books feature vintage images of small towns and downtowns across the state. Each title celebrates the unique cultures and traditions of the 'Sunshine State' through historical images and descriptive captions.

From lifeguards and car racing on Daytona Beach, to the architecture of antebellum homes and surfing in New Smyrna Beach, home to a coast renown for shipwrecks, space exploration, Indian tribes, the citrus industry, the towns of Boca Raton, Cocoa Beach, Jacksonville, Key West, St. Augustine, and more, each book features stunning vintage images revealing the unique people, places, and events that make up the history of the great state of Florida.


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101 Glimpses of Bartow
101 Glimpses of Bartow

$14.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Vintage Images
This volume records, through carefully chosen quality images, the development of historic Bartow from its origins as an outpost in the inter ...
Vintage Images Available $14.99 9781596295339
101 Glimpses of Historic Micanopy
101 Glimpses of Historic Micanopy

$12.99 Backordered
state: Florida
series: Vintage Images
Founded in 1821 and considered Florida’s oldest inland settlement, the charming town of Micanopy has a well-established tradition of Souther ...
Vintage Images Backordered $12.99 9781596295094
33154: The Story of Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Islands, Indian Creek Village & Surfside
33154: The Story of Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Islands, Indian Creek Village & Surfside

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Vintage Images
Part of the Miami-Dade miracle settlements that sprang from mangrove marshes to exclusive havens in little more than a generation Bal Harbou ...
Vintage Images Available $21.99 9781596293854
A Brief History of Safety Harbor, Florida
A Brief History of Safety Harbor, Florida

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Brief History
According to legend, Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto arrived on the shores of Safety Harbor in 1539 believing that he had discovered the f ...
Brief History Available $21.99 9781626191310
A Concise History of Florida
A Concise History of Florida

$16.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Brief History
In 1513, Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon first set foot on Florida's east coast. The land he discovered was a geographic anomaly so distincti ...
Brief History Available $16.99 9781626196186
A Culinary History of Florida: Prickly Pears, Datil Peppers & Key Limes
A Culinary History of Florida: Prickly Pears, Datil Peppers & Key Limes

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: American Palate
From the very first prickly pears harvested by Paleo-Indians more than twelve thousand years ago to the Seminole tribe's staple dish of sofk ...
American Palate Available $19.99 9781626196575
A Guide to Historic Gainesville
A Guide to Historic Gainesville

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: History & Guide
Your guide to the people, places and events that made Gainesville the thriving city and educational center it is today. Gainesville, Florida ...
History & Guide Available $19.99 9781596292178
A Guide to Historic Hollywood: A Tour through Place and Time
A Guide to Historic Hollywood: A Tour through Place and Time

$22.99 Available
state: Florida
series: History & Guide
Nestled between Palm Beach's exclusive boutiques and the lavish lifestyle of Miami's South Beach rests the charming city of Hollywood, Flori ...
History & Guide Available $22.99 9781596290495
A Guide to Historic Lakeland, Florida
A Guide to Historic Lakeland, Florida

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: History & Guide
Lakeland is a charming Florida city teeming with history. To find the heart of Lakeland, stroll through the Munn Park Historic District and ...
History & Guide Available $19.99 9781596292710
A Guide to Historic Orlando
A Guide to Historic Orlando

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: History & Guide
Today's Orlando, with its dozens of massive theme parks and other tourist draws, belies the city's robust history. Local historian and guide ...
History & Guide Available $19.99 9781596291980
A Guide to Historic St. Augustine, Florida
A Guide to Historic St. Augustine, Florida

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: History & Guide
Travel these easy-to-follow tours of St. Augustine, North America’s oldest continuously inhabited European settlement. Explore famed St. A ...
History & Guide Available $19.99 9781596293366
A History of Boca Raton
A History of Boca Raton

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Brief History
Where fields of pineapple, tomatoes and beans previously grew to support farmers who occupied the fertile land, luxurious resorts, upscale h ...
Brief History Available $21.99 9781596291355
A History of Fishing in the Florida Keys: Angler's Paradise
A History of Fishing in the Florida Keys: Angler's Paradise

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Sports
Since the arrival of Ponce de Leon in the 1500s, the Florida Keys have evolved from a dense, nearly impenetrable jungle full of bears, pumas ...
Sports Available $19.99 9781609499983
A History of Florida Forts: Florida's Lonely Outposts
A History of Florida Forts: Florida's Lonely Outposts

$24.99 Available
state: Florida
series:
For centuries, Florida’s natural beauty and resources have caused countless tribes, nations and countries to cast a covetous eye on the verd ...
Available $24.99 9781596291041
A History of Little Havana
A History of Little Havana

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: American Heritage
In the heart of Miami, Little Havana is a neighborhood buzzing with culture. Still imagined as primarily a Cuban extension of the city, it h ...
American Heritage Available $19.99 9781626196476
A History of Smuggling in Florida: Rumrunners and Cocaine Cowboys
A History of Smuggling in Florida: Rumrunners and Cocaine Cowboys

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series:
Think you're a smuggler? With that box of Cuban cigars or those unclaimed duty-free souvenirs from last summer's trip to Paris? Untaxed and ...
Available $19.99 9781596291997
A Short History of Florida Railroads
A Short History of Florida Railroads

$24.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Making of America
Florida's railroad heritage began in the 1830s amidst Native American upheaval and territorial colonization. Surpassing waterways as the pri ...
Making of America Available $24.99 9780738524214
African Americans of Sanford
African Americans of Sanford

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
African Americans of Sanford have served in the building of this great nation since their participation in the three Seminole Wars. They wer ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738567624
African Americans of Tampa
African Americans of Tampa

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Tampa has a fascinating past that has been wonderfully documented with one exception: African Americans. This culturally rich community is v ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467112741
Alachua County, Florida
Alachua County, Florida

$21.99 Backordered
state: Florida
series: Black America
Alachua County’s African American ancestry contributed significantly to the area’s history. Onceenslaved pioneers Richard and Juliann Sams s ...
Black America Backordered $21.99 9780738543741
Along the Caloosahatchee River
Along the Caloosahatchee River

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Flowing 75 westerly miles from Florida’s Lake Okeechobee to the Gulf of Mexico, the historic Caloosahatchee River has always been critically ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738587479
Along the Miami River
Along the Miami River

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Although the Miami River was originally just 4.5 miles in length, it has been a robust working river since the incorporation of Miami in 189 ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738598888
Along the St. Johns and Ocklawaha Rivers
Along the St. Johns and Ocklawaha Rivers

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
In the early days of the nineteenth century, water was a significant means for transporting both goods and people throughout this burgeoning ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738501765
Along the Wekiva River
Along the Wekiva River

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Meandering through Orange, Lake, and Seminole Counties, this "purest form of Central Florida nature," as described by one of its champions, ...
Images of America Reprinting $21.99 9780738566023
Altamonte Springs
Altamonte Springs

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Visitors flock to Central Florida for its mild winters, pristine waterways, and proximity to Atlantic and Gulf beaches, and in the heart of ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738513973
Amelia Island
Amelia Island

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Tiny Amelia Island, in the northeast corner of Florida, was once among the most important ports in the western hemisphere. Before Florida wa ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738552675
Amelia Island
Amelia Island

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Then and Now
After seeing its golden age in the 1800s and early 1900s, Amelia Island slipped into a calm and quiet slumber for most of the 20th century; ...
Then and Now Available $21.99 9781467111294
Apalachicola
Apalachicola

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Once the third-largest port on the Gulf of Mexico, Apalachicola's diverse and colorful past remains visible today. With more than 900 histor ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738568171
Apopka
Apopka

$21.99 Backordered
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Apopka, Florida, started out as a place once dubbed "Big Potato" by the Native Americans of the area and was formerly known as the "Fern Cit ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738516110
Around Boynton Beach
Around Boynton Beach

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Postcard History
Named for an early entrepreneur who arrived by boat in 1894, the tiny settlement of Boynton Beach emerged around the luxury hotel Maj. Natha ...
Postcard History Available $19.99 9780738543284
Around Lake Okeechobee
Around Lake Okeechobee

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
From the Calusa Indians to the travelers who used boats for transport in the early 1900s and up to the prosperous farms and cattle ranches o ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738585642
Around Mulberry
Around Mulberry

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
In the 1840s, pioneers settled on the picturesque lands surrounding the Alafia River. With glistening waters that gave life to plush foliage ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738553702
Around Oviedo
Around Oviedo

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
In 1879, the new post office south of the steamboat wharfs on Lake Jesup was named Oviedo for a city in northern Spain to blend with the old ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738590608
Around Palm Harbor
Around Palm Harbor

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Around Palm Harbor reveals the early history of the unincorporated area of North Pinellas County, including the communities of Curlew, Ozona ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738517445
Art Deco of the Palm Beaches
Art Deco of the Palm Beaches

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Art Deco design is a jazzy celebration of the Machine Age, mass production, geometry, and the straight line. In Palm Beach County, sleek the ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738544151
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, The: 1968-2008
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, The: 1968-2008

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Campus History
In September 1968, the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale opened its doors on the beach where Las Olas Boulevard meets the Atlantic Ocean. Wit ...
Campus History Available $19.99 9780738554426
Auburndale
Auburndale

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Auburndale was carved out of the central Florida wilderness in 1884 when the South Florida Railroad selected the location to build a depot. ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467113380
Barberville
Barberville

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
For as long as people have traveled in Central Florida, Barberville has been an important crossroads for their journeys. Native Americans cr ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738517759
Barnett Bank
Barnett Bank

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Banking in the sparsely settled, frontier Florida of the nineteenth century was not for the timid or the easily discouraged. Being neither o ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738505534
Bartow
Bartow

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Bartow, the city of oaks and azaleas, where history has come alive since 1851, holds a long and colorful history. Forests of oak and pine fl ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738598727
Baseball in Pensacola: America's Pastime & the City of Five Flags
Baseball in Pensacola: America's Pastime & the City of Five Flags

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Sports
The Western Gate to the Sunshine State boasts an epic history of hardball, dating back nearly to the beginning of the sport. Sunshine, loyal ...
Sports Available $21.99 9781609497828
Baseball in Tampa Bay
Baseball in Tampa Bay

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of Baseball
Tampa Bay’s interest in baseball spans from the sport’s earliest days to the region’s win of a national league franchise in the last decade ...
Images of Baseball Available $21.99 9780738500584
Bay County
Bay County

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Populated by an abundance of wild game and fish, Bay County, Florida, once the home of various Native American groups, evolved from a series ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738506036
Bobby Bowden: Win by Win
Bobby Bowden: Win by Win

$26.99 Available
state: Florida
series:
Bobby Bowden is a coaching treasure and legend. Across six decades at Howard College, West Virginia University, and Florida State University ...
Available $26.99 9780738515441
Boca Grande
Boca Grande

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Life on Gasparilla Island once had a very different rhythm. With a past intimately tied to Charlotte Harbor and the rich fishing grounds it ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738506135
Boca Raton
Boca Raton

$7.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Postcards of America
From the days of the Tequesta Indians to the arrival of the Florida East Coast Railway and beyond, Boca Raton has gone through times of boom ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738525006
Boca Raton
Boca Raton

$21.99 Backordered
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Boca Raton has long served as a beautiful home to a host of interesting and talented people, from the Tekesta Indians and the buccaneers who ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738515939
Boggy Bayou: Around Niceville and Valparaiso
Boggy Bayou: Around Niceville and Valparaiso

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Located just north of Florida’s Gulf Coast, the twin cities of Niceville and Valparaiso nestle side by side along the shores of Boggy Bayou. ...
Images of America Reprinting $21.99 9780738541631
Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
The pioneer history of Bonita Springs stretches back to the 1880s, when an Alabama cotton planter named B. B. Comer bought 6,000 acres of la ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738567211
Bonita Springs
Bonita Springs

$7.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Postcards of America
Bonita Springs boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Chris Wadsworth, Allison ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738568423

 
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