Remembering the explosion on the CSS Chattahoochee

Sunday marks the 155th anniversary of the deadly steam explosion that sent the warship CSS Chattahoochee to the bottom of the Apalachicola River. Seventeen men and boys died in the disaster. Chattahoochee Main Street and Two Egg TV hold an annual memorial service for those killed on board the Chattahoochee and for all of the area sailors […]

Greenwood’s “Confederados” leave for Brazil in 1867

The story of the Confederados is one of the more interesting that developed after the War Between the States or Civil War. Frustrated with Reconstruction rule, an estimated 10,000-20,000 men, women and children left the South and emigrated to Brazil where they settled in the state of Sao Paolo. Emperor Dom Pedro II hoped to […]

A fantastic day at Florida Caverns State Park

The annual Caverns Cultural Celebration & Battle of Marianna Reenactment turned out great despite the offshore threat posed by Tropical Storm Nate! The event drew hundreds of people to Florida Caverns State Park for a day that featured living history, exhibits, food, live entertainment and the annual reenactment. The weather held off and the crowd […]

Battle of Marianna Reenactment set for Saturday (10/7)

UPDATE: The Battle of Marianna reenactment is STILL ON for this Saturday! The hurricane appears to be tracking west and we are a go! The annual reenactment commemorating the Battle of Marianna will take place this Saturday (10/7) at 10 a.m. at Florida Caverns State Park. Park admission is $5 per vehicle. The event is part of […]