Sunday, October 28, 2012

Postcards From Florida

I found this cool site while I was wandering around the internet.

It is a bunch of archived photos and postcards from Florida's past. I found some that I thought were cool and from my back yard.

The postcards:

Sleepy Hollow Motel - Starke, Florida
Starke, FL

Call Street - Starke, Florida
Starke, FL  The big brick building is now an Italian restaurant

Footbridge at Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park - Keystone Heights, Florida.
Mike Ross Gold Head State Park

Sulphur spring and casino - Green Cove Springs, Florida.
Green Cove Springs 1907.  Definitely no casino there anymore.

Casino at Green Cove Springs, Florida
Inside the casino in Green Cove. Circa 1901 to 1907.

Hotel Ponce de Leon, St. Augustine, Florida
Hotel Ponce de Leon. Now Flager College. St Augustine, FL

Saint George Street and city gates - Saint Augustine, Florida
St George Street, St Augustine

Alcazar Hotel and Cordova Annex, St. Augustine, Florida
Alcaza Hotel and Cordova Annex. Now Alcaza  is the Lightner Museum. The other a hotel/restaurant. St Augustine, FL

Marion Street and Hotel Blanche - Lake City, Florida
Lake City

Hotel Seminole - Jacksonville, Florida
Hotel Seminole, 1933. Jacksonville

Bay Street from Laura Street looking east - Jacksonville, Florida

Adams Street - Jacksonville, Florida
I love this one of Adams Street, Jacksonville

Forsyth Street, looking west - Jacksonville, Florida
The Palace is now the Florida Theater, Jacksonville

Boat landing at crystal clear Silver Springs - Florida
Silver Springs. Now less boats, but still just as cute.

Seeing the underwater wonders in Silver Springs through a glass bottom boat.
Glass bottom boat. Silver Springs

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