Florida Place Names: Alachua to Zolfo Springs

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Pineapple Press, 1995 - Games - 291 pages
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-- Origin and meaning of the name of every county and most incorporated cities in Florida
-- The Indian names in Florida, often fancifully translated, actually described places in terms useful to the Indians, for example, "cow ford, " "rabbit creek, " and "fallen tree"
-- Paints a rich historical portrait of the state and reveals the dreams, memories, and sense of humor of Floridians
-- A great addition to your collection of Florida history books

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A comprehensive list of names of Florida cities, towns and places, accompanied by a short history of each location. Some photos included. A great book for anyone interested in Florida history or the origins of a particular name. Read full review

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JSTOR: Places in the Sun: The History and Romance of Florida Place ...
Places in the Sun: The History and Romance of Florida Place-Names. By Bertha E. Bloodworth and Alton C. Morris. (Gainesville, Florida: The University ...
links.jstor.org/ sici?sici=0021-8715(198207%2F09)95%3A377%3C363%3APITSTH%3E2.0.CO%3B2-U

Florida Place Names, Florida Sea Shells, Florida: Long Frontier ...
Florida Place Names University Of Miami Press Coral Gables 1974, 1st Edition Hardback VG/ VG DUST, Dust 8vo, 160, From A to Z the names of places in Florida ...
www.booklegacy.com/ bl000167.htm

Facts - Office of Cultural & Historical Programs
Florida Place Names: Alachua to Zolfo Springs, by Allen Morris, Sarasota, ... A Provisional Gazetteer of Florida Place-Names of Indian Derivation, ...
www.flheritage.com/ facts/ reports/ names/

Florida: Hispanic Local History and Genealogy in the United States ...
Places in the sun: the history and romance of Florida place-names. ... Florida place names. Coral Gables, Fla.: University of Miami Press, [1974]. 160 p. ...
www.loc.gov/ rr/ genealogy/ bib_guid/ hispanic/ florida.html

Where Did Vero Beach Get Its Name?
Bloodworth, be and Morris, ac (1978) Places in the Sun: The History and Romance of Florida Place-Names. Gainesville, FL: The University Presses of Florida. ...
www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~flindian/ vero.htm

Florida History & Folklore Books
From Alachua (from the Seminole for "jug") to Zolfo Springs (from the Italian for "sulphur"), Florida Place Names delights and educates with a rich and ...
www.butchharrison.com/ books.html

Placenames
from Florida Place Names - Alan Morris, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida; 1995 Used with permission of Pineapple Press ...
www.co.jefferson.fl.us/ history/ placenames.html

Florida Commentary
Several place name compilations were also important: Places in the Sun: The History and Romance of Florida Place-Names, by Bertha E. Bloodworth and Alton C. ...
historical-county.newberry.org/ website/ Florida/ documents/ FL_Commentary.htm

Tallahassee, Osceola, and the Hermeneutics of American Place-Names
There are very few references to African sources for Florida place-names. Bloodworth and Morris. suggest that Goldsboro was named in reference to the Gold ...
jaar.oxfordjournals.org/ cgi/ reprint/ 69/ 2/ 287.pdf

UCF Libraries -- Florida History Resources
Florida Place Names: Alachua to Zolfo Springs by Allen Morris [REF F 309. ... L15/969/pt.3]; A Provisional Gazetteer of Florida Place-Names of Indian ...
library.ucf.edu/ GovDocs/ flahistory.asp

About the author (1995)

Dr. Morris is a historian and journalist, and former historian for the House of Representatives.

Morris is the curator of the photographic collection of the Florida State Archives.

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