On This Day in Florida History

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Florida is steeped in a cultural blend of history unmatched by any other state. One day at a time, author and historian Nick Wynne offers a glimpse of this quirky and fascinating story, beginning with the 1539 arrival of Hernando de Soto. On February 22, 1959, the legendary five-hundred-mile race at Daytona first began. On March 22, 1982, the space shuttle "Columbia" launched from Cape Canaveral. Camp Blanding experienced a Nazi prisoner riot on December 22, 1943. Enjoy a notable nugget of history a day or a month at a time with this celebration of Sunshine State heritage.
ISBN: 9781626196469
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Florida
Images: 75
Pages: 384
Dimensions: 5 (w) x 7 (h)
A three-time graduate of the University of Georgia, Nick Wynne is the executive director emeritus of the Florida Historical Society. In retirement, Nick writes fiction and authors history books. An avid photograph collector, he is active on several history sites on Facebook. Nick is also a "much in demand" speaker on Florida history topics. He lives in Rockledge, Florida, with his wife and two free-thinking cats in a beautifully restored 1925 Mediterranean Revival home.
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