Florida

If you’re like most people, the mere mention of the state of Florida calls to mind certain mental images. You think of warm, sunny days spent on some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. You picture oranges, bright colors, the Everglades, and Disneyworld. If you’re a science buff, you probably picture the many space launches from Cape Canaveral as well.

However, it’s important to realize that there’s more to the story of Florida than you’re likely to discover from your average, everyday history book or travel guide. Regional history and local interest literature can show you the way.

(Nearly) Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Sunshine State

In order to truly get to know a place, you need to formalize yourself with its regional history, and this is certainly the case with Florida. The right local interest books can introduce you to a wealth of new information about America’s sunniest state.

Explore the art deco-style architecture of Florida’s Palm Beach County. Familiarize yourself with the origin stories of unique cities, towns, and communities like Coconut Grove, Umatilla, or Amelia Island. Even discover the fascinating railroad heritage of Pinellas County. Whether you’re a dyed in the wool Floridian or simply someone who wishes they knew more about this beautiful and fascinating state, you’re sure to love every step of the journey.

Upgrade Your Learning Experience with Arcadia

Arcadia Publishing is home to one of the largest, most thorough collections of local interest books in all of North America. That said, it’s the place to go to learn everything you ever wanted to know about Florida.

Get the inside scoop on life in the Sunshine State from local experts uniquely qualified to write on the subject. Learn the origins and backstories of your favorite Florida locations. Explore comprehensive collections of personal accounts, vintage images, and more!

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