125 episodes

A weekly look at a different fascintating topic in Florida History
Cover art photo by Derek Reese. @DR928

The Florida History Podcast The Florida History Podcast

    • Society & Culture
    • 3.9 • 43 Ratings

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

    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. 

    • 22 min
    Episode 123: The Florida Land Boom of the 1920's

    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. 

    • 13 min
    Episode 122: The Florida Parishes and the Republic of West Florida

    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. 

    • 27 min
    Episode 121: The Highwaymen

    Episode 121: The Highwaymen

    We discuss some of the greatest Florida artists, the African-American Highwaymen this week. 

    • 10 min
    Episode 120: Civil War politics in Florida

    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.

    • 24 min
    Episode 119: Civil War Florida Railroads

    Episode 119: Civil War Florida Railroads

    On this episode we discuss railroads during the Civil War period in Florida 

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

pd longhouse ,

Interesting

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.

Sandnogger ,

Just ok

Sometimes interesting content marred by horrid production quality that makes this tough to listen to.

Shivom MS ,

Love it!

How about an episodes on Richard Stone or Jack Eckerd?

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