Pioneer families and business in 1900-1960 Bunnell Florida
The Espanola Schoolhouse, at 98 Knox Jones Ave., Bunnell was added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 22, 2020. The one room school operated from 1950 to 1957 as an elementary school and from 1958 to 1970…
Early explorers during the first Spanish period must rely on maps that were more artwork than accurate.
The Flagler Tribune recorded that Harding and Coolidge swept the United States and that the Flagler Ladies voted for the first time.
A neat white building, keeping vigil over a lonely strip of Florida’s East Coast dunes, Flagler Beach Coast Guard station, on the Ocean Shore Blvd., south of Flagler Beach, is known to thousands of visitors from every compass point.
It may well be the longest existing portion of a road system of great national significance in the early 20th century.
At the time of the 1900 Federal census, there were seven white families living at Shell Bluff and 23 black families.
The distant sounds of the past still quietly resonate in street names and places, Indian Trails, Matanzas, Turnbull Woods, Pellicer, St. Joseph, Seminole Woods, Graham Swamp, Moultrie, Bulow.
Florida had long been a place of refuge. During the first Spanish period, the King even encouraged escaping slaves to come to Florida under the “Kings Edict.”
The Friends of King’s Lynn Museum wrote in their Spring 2011 Newsletter they solved the mystery of their “Pocahontas” painting.