It Happened in Florida

Remarkable Events That Shaped History

Book Description

From Ponce de Leon's discovery of the “Land of Flowers” in 1513 to the suspense of the 2000 presidential election, It Happened in Florida takes readers on a behind-the-scenes tour of thirty of the most compelling episodes from the Sunshine State's vibrant past. This revised edition includes brand new glimpses into Florida history, a map, and a thorough index.

About Wright, E. Lynne

E. Lynne Wright is the author of More than Petticoats: Remarkable Florida Women (Globe Pequot Press). Her short stories, nonfiction articles, essays, and book reviews have appeared in newspapers and magazines across America.