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New PDF release: Boggy Bayou: Around Niceville and Valparaiso (Images of

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By Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida

ISBN-10: 073854163X

ISBN-13: 9780738541631

ISBN-10: 1531625150

ISBN-13: 9781531625153

positioned simply north of Florida’s Gulf Coast, the dual towns of Niceville and Valparaiso nestle aspect through aspect alongside the seashores of Boggy Bayou. even if they're now dynamic glossy groups, the land they occupy remained a desert lengthy after the remainder of Florida used to be settled. After the Civil conflict, early homesteaders carved out a meager lifestyles by way of making turpentine, sawing lumber from the pine forests, and harvesting fish from the waterways. within the Twenties, observe unfold that this zone used to be an unspoiled paradise, so Chicago traders bought land for improvement. images taken on the time exhibit the 1st difficult street to Crestview, an early-20th-century bathhouse and waterslide, and formal get togethers on the Valparaiso lodge. this day the within reach cities of Destin and castle Walton seashore host hundreds of thousands of visitors, yet simply around the bridge, Niceville and Valparaiso carry directly to their small-town charm.

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