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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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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
Alachua County, Florida
Alachua County, Florida

$21.99 Available
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 Available $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 Available
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 Available $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 Available
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 Available $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
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 Tampa Bay
Baseball in Tampa Bay

$21.99 Reprinting
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 Reprinting $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

$21.99 Available
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 Available $21.99 9780738515939
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
Boggy Bayou: Around Niceville and Valparaiso
Boggy Bayou: Around Niceville and Valparaiso

$21.99 Available
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 Available $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
Boomtime Boca: Boca Raton in the 1920s
Boomtime Boca: Boca Raton in the 1920s

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Boca Raton, Florida, was a tiny farming community on the southeastern coast of Florida when the state’s 1920s real estate boom grew into a n ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738544434
Boynton Beach
Boynton Beach

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Boynton Beach, located on South Florida’s Atlantic coast, is known as the “Gateway to the Gulf Stream.” Ernest Hemingway once called these g ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738518244
Bradenton
Bradenton

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Long before white settlers staked claim to the land now known as Bradenton, generations of Native Americans congregated around a natural spr ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738590783
Brooksville
Brooksville

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Majestic oaks welcome you to Brooksville, Florida, spreading their arms down brick streets lined with classic Victorian homes. Only 18 miles ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738516523
Broward Community College
Broward Community College

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Campus History
Since its establishment in 1959, Broward Community College continues to strive for excellence in education. In August 1960, the doors of the ...
Campus History Available $21.99 9780738514369
Broward County: The Photography of Gene Hyde
Broward County: The Photography of Gene Hyde

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
In 1915, the South Florida communities of Fort Lauderdale, Dania, Pompano, Hallandale, Deerfield, and Davie joined together to form a county ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738541556
Buckingham Army Air Field
Buckingham Army Air Field

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
For most people in Southwest Florida, the name Buckingham is just one more dot on a map--a rural area east of U.S. Interstate 75. But for a ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738586762
Callaway
Callaway

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
The city of Callaway is located in the Florida Panhandle near the Gulf Coast. Settlers migrated to the area beginning in the 1800s, and in 1 ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738517094
Cape Canaveral
Cape Canaveral

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Cape Canaveral is a name that evokes visions of giant rockets and a shuttle thundering into space. In fact, the cape’s history is much older ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738553276
Cape Coral
Cape Coral

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Many are surprised to discover that Cape Coral's history dates back further than the boom of the 1960s. Indeed, homesteader families were li ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738567716
Cape Coral
Cape Coral

$7.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Postcards of America
Cape Coral boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Chris Wadsworth, Anne Cull, ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738566160
Central Brevard County Florida
Central Brevard County Florida

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Florida
series: Images of America
While Brevard County is today an affluent tourist destination, its early history was one of hardship and struggle against adversity. Mosquit ...
Images of America Reprinting $21.99 9780738500447
Central Florida's Civil War Veterans
Central Florida's Civil War Veterans

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Florida
series: Images of America
The saga of the War Between the States in Florida is not well known beyond the borders of the “Sunshine State,” except the actions within th ...
Images of America Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467112024
Citrus County
Citrus County

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Located on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Citrus County boasts a rich and diverse landscape, where modern amenities are found side by side the traces ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738506791
Clay County
Clay County

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
During the Civil War, Clay County, along with other parts of Florida, served as a resting place for convalescing Union soldiers, many of who ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738516356
Clearwater
Clearwater

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
Clearwater, situated on Florida's Gulf Coast, is a progressive city that is rife with history and known for its breathtaking landscape. The ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738514437
Clearwater's Harbor Oaks
Clearwater's Harbor Oaks

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
As post–World War I Florida developed and prospered, it became known as a popular destination for seasonal residents of wealth. America’s gr ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467110754
Clearwater, Florida
Clearwater, Florida

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Black America
African American history in Clearwater dates back to the early 1500s when the first blacks arrived as part of Panfilo de Narvaez's explorat ...
Black America Available $21.99 9780738514734
Clermont
Clermont

$21.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
For centuries, people have been entranced by Clermont's spectacular beauty. Named after picturesque Clermont-Ferrand, France, the birthplace ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738585864
Cocoa and Rockledge
Cocoa and Rockledge

$19.99 Available
state: Florida
series: Images of America
The history of Cocoa and its bedroom community, Rockledge, falls into two time frames: the first is exploration and settlement; the second b ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738553344

 
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