Southeast Florida Pioneers: The Palm and Treasure Coasts

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Pineapple Press, 1998 - History - 186 pages
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-- Meet the pioneers of the Palm Beach area, the Treasure Coast, and Lake Okeechobee in this collection of well-told, fact-filled stories of the 1690s through the 1990s
-- Well-researched and dotted with photos from The Palm Beach Post archives
-- Jonathan Dickinson survived a shipwreck and hostile Indian attacks near Jupiter Inlet in 1696
-- A quiet healer named Dr. Thomas Leroy Jefferson tended to the African-American community in the Styx, home to those who had come to help build Henry Flagler's railroad
-- Marian O'Brien was a founding leader of Clewiston and Moore Haven, where she made sure women had the right to vote even before the Nineteenth Amendment
-- A great addition to your collection of Floridiana

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