Florida’s Flags

Florida has always had a rich history of settlers and their conquest of this land. Dating back to 1513, the Spanish flag was planted on Florida soil by Juan Ponce de León. It has been generally accepted as having been the first European flag flown on American soil. The stars and stripes of the United States, bearing twenty-three stars for the twenty-three states of the […]

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Agricultural Firsts

Agricultural Firsts

Florida is known for its endless summers, but not many people know of its accomplishments in agriculture. Being first with a discovery or accomplishment is what makes it a landmark for agriculture. Agricultural achievers have created a local legacy of both national and international importance with their accomplishments in the state of Florida. An example of these accomplishments was the most unique citrus tree developed […]

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