Beyond Tourism: Florida's Yesteryear

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Friday Finds May 4, 2012

Yamato: More than Just a Colony: Read a little bit about how Yamato Rd. and the Morikami colony in Boca Raton from a native Japanese.

Norman Studios: Read about the first white film director to create all black-cast movies during the silent movie era without using the stereotypes of the times.

Florida Monthly Blog The blog for Florida Monthly Magazine. It covers Florida culture for Floridians.

Floripedia An online encyclopedia about Florida.

Henry Morrison Flagler Museum The official site of Henry Morrison Flagler Museum located in Palm Beach.

Historic Pensacola Village T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum. Their mission statement- West Florida Historic Preservation, Inc. is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the history of Northwest Florida.

 

Friday Finds February 19, 2010

Florida Highwaymen Art– Want to learn more about the Highwaymen and their art. Would you like to buy an original painting. This is the site for you.

Florida Nature Photography– Florida’s nature is beautiful and unique. If you love photographs portraying nature check out this site. They have photographs of landscapes, insects, bugs, birds, mammals, and plants.

The South Florida Watershed Journal– A blog that is your passport into the water cycle ~~~ Paddle around the Big Cypress Swamp, Everglades, Lake Okeechobee (and more) ~~~ Through the eyes of a hydrologist. A different look at Florida nature.

Continuing with the nature theme

Law Suit Filed Over Florida Panther Habitat– Five conservation groups filed a lawsuit Thursday in Federal District Court in Fort Myers, Florida against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for its failure to protect the Florida panther.

Mother Nature Kills Florida Fish– A blog post from Suwannee Refugee showing a map of reported fish kills for January 2010

To end on a positive note

Piney Flatwoods Girl– A blog about the celebration of the north Florida piney flat woods. Beautiful photos of Florida wildlife.