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The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot

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Gladys Knowles – Mentoring Future Homemakers

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Ana Garcia sworn in as Judge in 14th Judicial Circuit Court

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Erwin House

The Erwin House Part 1

Built by John A. Syfrett who bought 150 acres in 1839. He probably built the house then. There is some evidence existing that the Syfrett's may have squatted on the land as early as 1837*. If we did not have this information we would probably fairly well determine its age…
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The Erwin House Part 2

I've been reviewing Dr. Shoffner's History of Jackson County and Stanley’s History of Jackson County (1950) so we can reflect on our early history. In 1822 there were only two towns in Florida, St. Augustine and Pensacola. In 1826 people could buy land from the federal government by bid. Most…
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The Erwin House Part 3

The Erwin house has never been opened to the public. The Pender family invited me in to make pictures that I may share with you. Descendants of J.M.F. Erwin and Georgia Bryan Erwin have occupied the house since 1861. It is filled with wonderful treasures they have accumulated over 160…
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