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Damage Updates from Florida’s Big Bend

Hurricane Hermine caused extensive damage across coastal areas of the Florida’s Big Bend region, while interior areas reported downed trees, power outages, flash flooding and other problems.

The reports below provide a summary of information from key locations across the region:

Alligator Point, Florida: Heavy damage reported (Apalachicola Times)

Cedar Key, Florida: Damage reports (Chiefland Citizen)

Dixie County, Florida: Damage photos (Dixie County Advocate)

Franklin County, Florida: Recovery Updates

St. Marks, Florida: Town flooding (Tallahassee Democrat)

Steinhatchee, Florida: Photos of Storm Damage (Gainesville Sun)

Tallahassee, Florida: Road closures (Tallahassee Democrat)

Tallahassee, Florida: Photos of Storm Damage (Tallahassee Democrat)

Taylor County, Florida: Severe damage reported (Perry News-Herald)

 

 

Milly Francis: Life & Times of a real Pocahontas

San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park in St. Marks, Florida, provides the backdrop for historian Dale Cox’s presentation on the life and times  of Milly Francis, the Creek Pocahontas:

You can also learn more about Milly Francis by visiting www.exploresouthernhistory.com/millyfrancis.html or by reading Dale Cox’s book – Milly Francis: The Life & Times of the Creek Pocahontas. It is available here: