Edward A. Mueller's Along the St. Johns and Ocklawaha Rivers (Images of America) PDF

By Edward A. Mueller

within the early days of the 19th century, water used to be an important skill for transporting either items and other people all through this burgeoning kingdom, and the kingdom of Florida was once no exception. because Florida has ocean entry at the east, west, and south, and diverse waterways that serve the internal, the state’s improvement has been significantly stimulated by means of the rivers that wind via its attractive and sundry panorama. the folk and vessels that traveled those waters have been an essential component of the region’s economic climate and participated within the frequently romanticized steamboat period. Of all Florida’s traditional waterways, the St. Johns River was once maybe the easiest fitted to steamboat use, and the Ocklawaha River was once certainly one of its major tributaries. those helpful river routes inspired the expansion and prosperity of such Florida cities as Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Fernandina, and Palatka, and vacationer sights equivalent to Silver Springs.

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