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 […]

1872 fire destroyed Sylvania, home of Gov. John Milton

Visitors to Blue Springs Recreational Area – also called Jackson Blue Springs – often notice the historical marker that tells the story of Sylvania, the home of Governor John Milton. Nothing remains today of his home today, but it was once a center of political intrigue in Florida. It was here that Milton planned the […]