The Spirit of the Spring: A Legend of Love at Jackson Blue Spring

The following is a legend that was handed down by earliest settlers of Jackson County. The story took place long before the first Spaniard set foot in Florida and on Blue Springs near Marianna. The spectacular natural fountain is the only first magnitude spring in the entire Chipola River Basin. The state and most divers […]

Ghost Town of Butler, Florida

Butler was a thriving Chattahoochee River community during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. It is a ghost town today. The village was named for the Butler family that once lived there. At its height it was the location of a store, sawmill, gristmill, turpentine still, cotton gin and paddlewheel steamboat landing. Butler was […]