3 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Florida -- Description and travel"
Sorted by Title
Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905

Date
1905
Description
A booklet describing what passengers would see as they traveled along the Queen and Crescent Route to Cuba and Nassau. The booklet includes detailed information about the American Civil War history of the stops along the route in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia; hotels where passengers could stay; attractions passengers could see in these cities; and images of both the hotels and the attractions. The end of the booklet describes the automatic electric block signal system used along the route and has the timetables for trains and steamships.
Collection
Photographic Travel Book Titled "G. P. A.: March, '88"

Photographic Travel Book Titled "G. P. A.: March, '88"

Date
1888-03
Description
A photographic travel book illustrating the trip taken by members of the General Passenger Agents Association and their wives from March 17-19, 1888, on a "Special Train to Florida." The photographs are accompanied by quotations from "Paradise Lost" by John Milton; "Evangeline" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; poet Stanley H. Ray; poet Lord Byron; a conversation between Walter Raleigh and Queen Elizabeth I; "Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare; "Castle of Indolence" by James Thomson; and the second canto of "The Pelican Island" by James Montgomery. Based on the photographs and captions, the passengers went to Hagerstown, Maryland; Burnside Bridge in Antietam, Maryland; Natural Bridge and Chattanooga in Tennessee; Luray Caverns in Virginia; and the Ponce de Leon Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_917.5-q3_01Florida and Havana: Queen and Crescent Route and Southern Railway, 1905TextRailroad trains
Railroad travel
Florida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_917.5-q3_01.jpg
flc_917.59-n532Leaflet advertising the Plant System's Overland and Short Sea Route, ca. 1892TextFlorida -- Description and travel
Resorts -- Florida -- Guidebooks
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_917.59-n532.jpg
flc_975.9-g326_01Photographic Travel Book Titled "G. P. A.: March, '88"still imageFlorida -- Description and travel
Florida -- Pictorial works
Railroad trains
Railroad travel
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_975.9-g326_01.jpg