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Articles with keyword "Florida"

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Discovering St. Augustine

A workshop brings teachers to the site of the nation’s oldest European settlement.

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Planned Paradise: Making the Florida Dream

A postwar boom transforms Florida from backwater to dream state.

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The Wreck of the Reformation

Florida's coast was a deadly place for seventeenth-century castaways.

Sixteenth-century Spanish vessels

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Underwater Clues

Two of Florida's oldest shipwrecks reveal colonists' hopes.

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Confederate Cattle Call

There is pleasure to be had in looking to the past for examples of the familiar or near familiar. But one can also look to it for a good blast of the freaky, the strange, and the unrecognizable.

MV Maersk Alabama cargo ship

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National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum

Perched in its launch aft of the cargo ship MV Maersk Alabama, the small, orange vessel in which Captain Richard Phillips spent five tense days last year as the hostage of Somali pirates, loo

Image of Dr. Anna Darrow, early in her career.

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The Swamp Doctor

Anna Darrow could set a broken leg with some string and a flatiron.