British Florida 1763-1775

On this week’s Florida History Podcast, we set the stage for a sweeping narrative in the coming weeks on the American Revolutionary War in Florida, by discussing the period of British rule prior to the initiation of hostilities.

We discuss the re-population of St Augustine, Pensacola’s importance, the founding of New Smyrna Beach, the early citrus industry and the St Johns River in this episode of our Albion Florida series.

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All the episodes can be found here

Previous Florida Albion Episodes:

Episode 1- Introduction, El Camino Real and why Florida was different

Episode 2- Building the Castillo de San Marcos

Episode 3- Queen Anne’s War Part 1- March to war, Battle of the Flint River, Siege of St Augustine

Episode 4- Apalachee Massacre, destruction and depopulation of Spanish La Florida

Episode 5- Runaway slaves, free African-Americans and the start of the War of Jenkins Ear

Episode 6- War of Jenkins Ear

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