Florida Place Names

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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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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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