A weekly look at a different fascintating topic in Florida History
Cover art photo by Derek Reese. @DR928
Episode 124: Great Miami Hurricane and the start of the Great Depression
On this week's Florida History Podcast we discuss the devastating 1926 hurricane that (adjusted for inflation) is the most costly hurricane in terms of economic damages in American history.
Episode 123: The Florida Land Boom of the 1920's
The Florida land boom and bust of the 1920's led directly to the Great Depression.
Episode 122: The Florida Parishes and the Republic of West Florida
Why are a group of parishes in Louisiana called "The Florida Parishes?" We answer that question and discuss the short lived Republic of West Florida in this episode.
Episode 121: The Highwaymen
We discuss some of the greatest Florida artists, the African-American Highwaymen this week.
Episode 120: Civil War politics in Florida
We discuss the decision to secede from the union and the politics of Florida during the Civil War in this espisode.
Episode 119: Civil War Florida Railroads
On this episode we discuss railroads during the Civil War period in Florida
Just moved to Florida and it definitely helps me get my bearings. Robert needs to fix his audio. It’s kind of hard to make out what he says sometimes.
Sometimes interesting content marred by horrid production quality that makes this tough to listen to.
How about an episodes on Richard Stone or Jack Eckerd?