Greeting to all,
This week’s discussion is on researching slave markets in Northern Florida counties of Leon, Wakulla, and Franklin, with interest in possible markets in Apalachicola and St Marks Florida.
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Cover image of Apalachicola waterfront sign at the old cotton docks. Photo Credit: Kevin Bair
Florida Memory _Division of Library and Information Services. Plantation Slavery in Antebellum Florida. n.d. https://www.floridamemory.com/photographiccollection/photo_exhibits/plantations/plantations3.php (accessed 10 02, 2019).
Rivers, Larry E. Slavery in Florida Territorial Days to Emancipation . . Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001.
Vanderhill, Burke G. “The Ports of the St. Marks River, Florida.” Southeastern Geographer. Vol. 5. The University of North Carolina Press, 1965: 15-23.
Williams, Edward L. “Negro Slavery in Florida.” The Florida Historical Quarterly 28, no. 2 , 1949: 93-110. http://www.jstor.org/stable/30138779.
Willoughby, Lynn. Fair to Middlin’: The Antebellum Cotton Trade of the Apalachicola/Chattahoochee River Valley. Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, 2009.
- Waterfront Apalachicola. Photo Credit: Kevin Bair
- Florida counties and their dates of formation, 1821- 58. Photo Credit: Larry E. Rivers Slavery in Florida Territorial Days to Emancipation, 42.
- Close up of Leon, Wakulla and Franklin counties. Photo credit: http://www.bigbendcef.org/
- Substantial Middle Florida plantations, 1850. Photo Credit: Larry E. Rivers Slavery in Florida Territorial Days to Emancipation, 49
- Missed labeled 4, shows locations of Apalachicola, St Marks, New Port. Photo Credit: http://www.floridabigbendscenicbyway.org/sites/default/files/media/docs/Big-Bend-Scenic-Byway-map.pdf
- Lynn Willoughby, Fair to Middlin’: The Antebellum Cotton Trade of the Apalachicola/Chattahoochee River Valley. Pg. 5
- Photo Credit” Apalachicola Maritime Museum. https://imgur.com/gallery/HYAV5
YouTube cover photo from is of the John W. Callahan on the Apalachicola River Photo Credit:https_www.floridamemory.com_items_show_153581