FRONTIER FLORIDA

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  • n.d.

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  • 21:35; color; sound; V-38 DA017; S. 828

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  • This film shows the history of Florida seen through visits to historic sites, including Crystal River Historic Memorial (prehistoric mounds) and Cape Florida State Park. The story of Spanish campaigns is shown with panoramas, art and maps. Viewers see Fort Caroline on the St. Johns River, St. Augustine, Castillo de San Marcos, and San Marcos de Apalachee at St. Marks. Modern arrows with plastic nocks are used to indicate Seminole activity. The film also shows Dade Battlefield Historic Memorial near Bushnell, Fort Pickens at Pensacola, Fort Clinch in Fernandina, Olustee Monument, Natural Bridge Monument near Tallahassee, and Gamble Mansion Historic memorial in Ellenton. Produced by Barton of Jacksonville; sponsored by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials, Weeki Wachee, and Silver Springs.

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