Monthly Archives: April 2021

VIDEOS: Fern Forest Nature Center

Fern Forest Nature Center is one of the most unique urban park landscapes in Florida. The park is a uniquely preserved ecosystem and oasis in the middle of heavily urbanized Broward County. Enjoy the videos below.

The 1952 Governor’s Election

The historic 1952 Governor’s Race won by Dan McCarty of Fort Pierce, was the first modern campaign in Florida’s History. Like all Florida elections in this period, the real race was in the Democratic Primary. We discuss this election on this week’s Florida History Podcast. You can listen to the Florida History Podcast on Anchor (which hosts […]

How Pensacola led to the siege of Yorktown and American victory in the Revolution

Florida was never, until recently has been treated as an equal by American historians. But in recent years more scholarship has demonstrated how Florida was a shining light in the 1600’s, how St Augustine was a more cosmopolitan and “free” city for non-whites in the colonial period and how Florida played a role in the […]

Governor DeSantis aka “Ronnie the Commie” – Florida’s so-called conservative Governor is doubling-down on statism and crushing free enterprise

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is seen as an doctrinaire conservative by the political press, who much like activists seem driven far more by social issues than economic ones. DeSantis’ desire to push the buttons of COVID-denial and appeal to anti-Vaxxers has him pushing yet another Soviet-styled attempt to crush free enterprise in Florida. Today, DeSantis […]