Clay County (Images of America) by Kevin S. Hooper

By Kevin S. Hooper

in the course of the Civil struggle, Clay County, in addition to different elements of Florida, served as a resting position for improving Union squaddies, lots of whom wrote domestic concerning the area's tropical winters and traditional wonders. They lower back after the struggle and have become a few of Florida's first travelers. quickly, small boarding homes alongside the banks of the St. Johns River invited Northern citizens to benefit from the balmy iciness weather, whereas eco-friendly Cove Springs enticed millions to its hot sulfur spring. At Magnolia, as soon as a Union fortification, a wide and wealthy resort was once built that housed virtually 800 visitors. Clay County grew with the vacationer and persisted to strengthen with the farming neighborhood that later turned Penney Farms and the Pennsylvania-settled city of Keystone Heights. those and different destinations have been captured through Isaac Haas, Clay County's such a lot prolific 19th-century photographer, who used to be born in Middleburg and is chargeable for a few of the photographs during this volume.

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