Crackers & Carpetbaggers -- Moments in the History of Jacksonville Florida

eBook (PDF), 343 Pages
(3 Ratings)
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B/W PAPERBACK by John Cowart: It all happened in Jacksonville, Florida: *Seminole Indians, dressed in the costumes of Shakespearian actors, attacked Mandarin. *A letter from a prostitute lead Jacksonville’s most popular minister to be aboard the Titanic when she went down (the ship that is). *Yellow Jack, a monstrous killer, decimated the city. *Gentleman Jim Corbett, Boxing Champion of America, fought and fought and fought in Jacksonville. *A pawnbroker buried eight chests of diamonds at Moncrief Springs; his treasure has never been recovered.. *In Riverside, a mule died in Mrs. E.C. Clark’s kitchen. *A notorious pirate led a prayer meeting at Fort Caroline…. The Great Seaboard Earthquake, The Great Fire, The Great Freeze, The Great Telephone War, and many other events – they all happened in Jacksonville. *** "Hope you enjoy reading about it." --JWC
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  • By EM
    Oct 15, 2009
    "Just when you think you know Jacksonville..." As someone who has lived in Jacksonivlle all my life, I thought I knew my town. Boy, was I wrong! In this interesting and engaging work, I learned about a Titanic tie to Jacksonville, ice skating on the St. Johns and where I need to start searching for treasure. This is a must read for all those living in this great city on the St. Johns or those interested in the history of Florida
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October 1, 2011
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