Ocklawaha River Daylight Excursions - Advertisement, 1899

324355
Date
1899-03-25
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Description
Advertisement for a new departure from Palatka to Silver Springs along the Ocklawaha River on the Steamboat Fearless in 1899.
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text

Consolidation - Season of 1895-96 handbill

297414
Date
1895-12-02
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Description
Handbill for steamer trips in the 1895-96 season.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Putnam House in Palatka, 1878

297557
Date
1878
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Description
Print advertisement for the Putnam House on the St. Johns River in Palatka. The establishment was open from December to May. The ad contains a brief description of Palatka and how it could be reached by steamer and railroad. Printed on page 117 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charle...
Type
text

Leaflet - An Ideal Stock Farm in the Ocklawaha Valley, ca. 1917

318850
Date
1917
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Description
Leaflet advertising muck farmland in the vicinity of Lake Weir and Weirsdale in Marion County, Florida. The leaflet was published by the Puritan Land Company of Tampa, which according to the records of the Florida Department of State was incorporated in 1917. The leaflet uses statistics and illustra...
Type
text

Grand Illumination at Night handbill

297411
Date
1890
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Description
Handbill advertising steamer tours down the Ocklawaha River by torchlight.
Type
text

Letter from the Tolchester Steamboat Co. to Hubbard L. Hart, 1887

333826
Date
1887-11-14
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Description
Letter from the Tolchester Steamboat Company of Baltimore, Maryland, to Colonel Hubbard L. Hart requesting Hart provide steamboat rates for an excursion party of 5 to 15 who would travel from Palatka, Florida, along the Ocklawaha River to Silver Springs and return. Hart operated a steamship line alo...
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text

Trip up the Ocklawaha on the Hart Liner "Okeehumkee" pamphlet

297412
Date
1890
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Description
Promotional pamphlet for Okeehumkee Steamer trip.
Type
text

Letter from Hubbard L. Hart to J. H. Smith, 1885

333827
Date
1885-12-29
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Description
Letter from Hubbard L. Hart of Hart Line Steamers to J. H. Smith discussing the operation of his steamboat line and the possible sale of one or more boats, competition from the railroads, and who he will employ as an engineer.
Type
text

Hart Line letterhead

297413
Date
1890
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Description
Letterhead for Hart Line Steamers.
Type
text

Brochure for the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs, 1890

297567
Date
1890
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Description
Booklet describing the St. Clair Hotel at Green Cove Springs in Clay County, Florida. Daily room rates, accommodations, optional excursions, activities, bathing facilities, and the character of the region and climate are discussed. The environment and the mineral-infused waters of the springs are re...
Type
text

Ocklawaha River Basin Restoration Project - booklet

297486
Date
1969-12-01
Collection
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Description
Pamphlet describing the history of Lake Apopka and the causes of its polluted state as of the end of the 1960s. A consortium of state agencies was preparing a plan to reverse some of the adverse effects on Lake Apopka by drawing down the water level and consolidating the bottom sediments. The Florid...
Type
text

Dedication of St. Johns Lock Program, 1968

297492
Date
1968-12-14
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Description
Program for the dedication of the St. Johns Lock on the Ocklawaha River, part of the Cross Florida Barge Canal. The ceremony was held December 14, 1968. features included addresses from state and local officials, as well as Congressional representatives. The program also provides statistics about th...
Type
text

Petition from Alachua County Citizens Asking for the County to Be Divided, February 13, 1844

338342
Date
1844-02-13
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Description
Petition signed by 68 citizens of Alachua County asking the Territorial Legislative Council to create a new county called Emathla County. The council eventually did so, but they decided to call the new county Marion instead. The petition describes the hardships faced by citizens living far away from...
Type
text

Lawton Chiles U.S. Senate Campaign Progress Reports from Walking Tour of Florida, 1970

332911
Date
1970
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Description
Series of newsletters published by Lawton Chiles' 1970 campaign for U.S. Senate during Chiles' walk across Florida. The reports describe the route Chiles took, as well as the people he met and the topics they discussed. Other politicians, representing local and state governments, joined Chiles at va...
Type
text

Rainbow Springs tourist attraction sale presentation package, 1954

327613
Date
1954
Collection
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Description
Rainbow Springs, "Florida's most rapidly growing attraction," sale presentation package, 1954
Type
text

Advertisement for the Steamer Tuskawilla, 1878

297551
Date
1878
Collection
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Description
Advertisement for passage aboard the Steamer Tuskawilla on the Oklawaha and St. Johns rivers from Jacksonville to Palatka, Silver Springs, Leesburg, and Okeehumkee. Printed on page 79 of H.D. Bicaise, A Guide to the Land of Flowers (Charleston: Parry, Cook & Co., 1878).
Type
text

Reprint of a promotional news piece on DeLeon Springs in Volusia County, 1889

297294
Date
1889
Collection
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Description
A reprint of a full-page promotional news piece by the DeLeon Springs Company advertising the history and business opportunities of DeLeon Springs in Volusia County.
Type
text

Advertisement for the Steamer Marion based in Palatka, 1878

297554
Date
1878
Collection
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Description
Print advertisement for the Steamer "Marion," captained by H.A. Gray and operated from Palatka to Silver Springs via the St. Johns and Oklawaha rivers. The steamer left Rogero's Wharf every Monday and Thursday. M.H. Rogero was the agent for the line at Palatka. Printed on page 118 of H.D. Bicaise, A...
Type
text

McRorie's Tourist Guide, January 1933

331447
Date
1933-01
Collection
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Description
This guide lists approved tourist homes from Florida to Maine.
Type
text

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