Florida History Moments

Jesuit missionaries, native uprisings, the British influence on colonial Florida, America’s first Thanksgiving – all these topics and many more can be found among our history moments, narrated by Florida's leaders.

David Levy Yulee

by Secretary of State Ken Detzner

Henry B. Plant

by Secretary of State Ken Detzner

Henry Flagler

by Secretary of State Ken Detzner

Florida's Cracker Cattle

by Commissioner Adam H. Putnam

Florida's Wild Hogs

by Commissioner Adam H. Putnam

Florida's Historic Naval Stores Industry

by Commissioner Adam H. Putnam

Florida's Citrus Industry Begins

by Commissioner Adam H. Putnam

Florida's Nursery and Horticulture Industry

by Commissioner Adam H. Putnam

 

Viva Florida 500 Radio Broadcast

Introduction

Bill Dudley

Ponce De León: Myth and Fact

Michael V. Gannon

Early Spanish Expeditions

J. Michael Francis

The Powerful Calusa

Darcie Macmahon

Narváez Meets Disaster

Michael V. Gannon

Riches of the Apalachee

Bonnie G. Mcewan

The Deluna Colony

John Worth

Founding of St. Augustine

Michael V. Gannon

America's First Thanksgiving

Michael V. Gannon

Spanish and Indian Beliefs

Darcie Macmahon

Florida's Seashell Castle

Michael V. Gannon

The Nation's Oldest City

Dana Ste. Claire

The Death of a Child

Bonnie G. Mcewan

The First Free Black Town

Darcie Macmahon

Spanish Florida's Food Fusion

Darcie Macmahon

Early Cattle Ranching

Gary R. Mormino

A Famous Shipwreck

James Cusick

Florida's British Period

Dana Ste. Claire

Minorcans and Civil Rights

Michael V. Gannon

The Battle of Pensacola

Margo Stringfield

Andrew Jackson in Pensacola

Gary R. Mormino

Jose Martí and Florida

Gary R. Mormino

Founding of Ybor City

Gary R. Mormino

Florida's Spanish Architecture

Gary R. Mormino

The Florida Dream

Gary R. Mormino

The Many Flags of Florida

Michael V. Gannon

Conclusion

Bill Dudley