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The Battle off Samar:  When the world’s largest battleship ran from our “small boys”!

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County Commission meeting draws a crowd

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The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot

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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Florida Caverns State Park is growing

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Campbellton Graceville Hospital in limbo – Chapter 11 filed

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Torpedoing of a Turkish Battleship

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The Federal Building - Part 2

In early 1927 the plans for a Federal Building to provide a site for Federal Court in this district were drawn---or were they borrowed? It is difficult to imagine why a building with such strong Spanish design would be built in Marianna, where a typical Southern setting was so obvious.…
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The Federal Building - Part 3

Eight weeks later, working through November and December, this photo was taken on January 2, 1928 from Caledonia Street, looking west. (Note the frame house is shown on the extreme right rear of the building.) The area next to the curb is covered with tiles for the roof. The second…
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The Marianna Federal Building and Post Office

There has been a U. S. Post Office in Marianna for many years, particularly noted in photographs and written history since the turn of the century. The first one, in 1900, was housed in the area about where The Gazebo Restaurant is today and its location was obviously then, as…
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The New U.S. Post Office and Federal Building Part 4

The new Post Office and Federal Court Building was completed in mid-1928, even though the cornerstone says 1927. The contractor’s photo dates are May 10, 1928. It was, and still is, a beautiful building. We have 1957 architectural plans which tell that the entire eastern side of the first floor…
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