Blog Post: The Great Freeze

257295
Date
December 1894 February 1895
The Great Freeze (1894-1895)

Citrus grove after freeze

26156
Date
1895
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC02364
Photographed on January 29, 1895.

Rubber stamp with Dakin coat of arms used on crates of oranges shipped from Racimo Plantation

27486
Date
Between 1884 and 1895
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03917
workers and a large packing house. The grove was destroyed by the 1895 freeze.

Grounds of the Racimo Plantation - Georgetown Region, Florida

27490
Date
Between 1884 and 1895
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03921
workers and a large packing house. The grove was destroyed by the 1895 freeze.

Jesse Messmore Dakin driving buggy in orange grove at Racimo Plantation - Georgetown Region, Florida

27461
Date
Between 1889 and 1895
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03892
workers and a large packing house. The grove was destroyed by the 1895 freeze. Pansy is the horse pulling

Rockledge grove of Alfred Trafford after the freeze

1547
Date
1895
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR01608
1895

Packing house at the Racimo Plantation - Georgetown Region, Florida

27433
Date
188-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03861
workers and a large packing house. The grove was destroyed by the 1895 freeze.

Packing house at the Racimo Plantation - Georgetown Region, Florida

27463
Date
1886?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03894
workers and a large packing house. The grove was destroyed by the 1895 freeze.

Orange tree by main house at the Racimo Plantation - Georgetown Region, Florida

27465
Date
ca 1886
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03896
workers and a large packing house. The grove was destroyed by the 1895 freeze.

Scene in grove at Orange City Waterworks after freeze of December 28 and 29, 1894

1546
Date
1894
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
PR01607
killed in the Feb. 8, 1895 freeze.

Trees at the Racimo Plantation - Georgetown Region, Florida

27428
Date
188-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03856
house. The groves were destroyed in the 1895 freeze.

Racimo Plantation grove of young orange trees - Georgetown Region, Florida

27427
Date
188-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03855
house. The groves were destroyed in the 1895 freeze.

Racimo Plantation orange grove beyond barbed wire fence - Georgetown Region, Florida

27432
Date
188-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03860
house. The groves were destroyed in the 1895 freeze.

Edge of the Racimo Plantation grove at the Saint Johns River - Georgetown Region, Florida

27467
Date
188-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03898
. The groves were destroyed in the 1895 freeze.

View of the Racimo Plantation orange grove from the Saint Johns River - Georgetown Region, Florida

27476
Date
188-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03907
house. The groves were destroyed in the 1895 freeze.

House at the Racimo Plantation - Georgetown Region, Florida

27493
Date
188-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03924
house. The groves were destroyed in the 1895 freeze.

Worker by the grove at the Racimo Plantation - Georgetown Region, Florida

27462
Date
188-
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03893
. The groves were destroyed in the 1895 freeze.

Alva store and post office

31208
Date
19--?
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC08192
The building was built by John and Janes English. Enlarged and operated by Ben Clay after the 1895

Racimo Plantation orange trees by Lake George - Georgetown Region, Florida

27429
Date
1886
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03857
house. The groves were destroyed in the 1895 freeze.

Racimo Plantation grove of young orange trees - Georgetown Region, Florida

27431
Date
1888
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03859
house. The groves were destroyed in the 1895 freeze. Jesse Messmore, later Mrs. Leonard Dakin

People on the grounds of Racimo Plantation by packing house - Georgetown Region, Florida

27456
Date
18--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03887
with 5000 orange trees, 40 workers and a large packing house. The grove was destroyed by the 1895 freeze.

People on the grounds in front of Racimo Plantation - Georgetown Region, Florida

27457
Date
18--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03888
with 5000 orange trees, 40 workers and a large packing house. The grove was destroyed by the 1895 freeze.

George Dakin and his son Leonard (in buggy) at the Racimo Plantation - Georgetown Region, Florida

27460
Date
18--
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
RC03891
trees, 40 workers and a large packing house. The grove was destroyed by the 1895 freeze.

Damage to an orange grove because of cold - Bartow, Florida

117876
Date
1894
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FR0323
, 1895, which was followed by tempatures in the low 20's for three succesive nights.

Narrow Your Results

Collection

Tip: To search for a phrase, surround the words with double quote marks.

Example: "Alligator Point"