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On the edge of the swamp: Everglades City, Florida

St. Augustine, Florida, founded in 1565, is the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the United States.¬† Nonetheless, portions of Florida were still wilderness into the twentieth century. In 1912, C. G. McKinney, a ¬†Chokoloskee island store owner, wrote complaining that … Continue reading

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