Our Mandarin in the 19th Century- Jacksonville History -On the Florida Frontier

Today on History Jacksonville, from Walter Jones Historical Park, I discuss the development of Mandarin in the 19th Century during perilous and promising times as Florida emerged into statehood and steamboats brought the first tourists to Duval County. Excerpts are included from Harriet Beecher Stowe’s “Palmetto Leaves” and Mary Graff’s 1953 book about Mandarin.

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