Elizabeth Bellamy becomes a Ghost!

Elizabeth Bellamy passed from this world 181 years ago yesterday. We explore the true story of her passing in Elizabeth Bellamy died 181 years ago today. Today, we focus on the story of her ghost and how it evolved into the tale of a burning bride at Bellamy Bridge. The following is excerpted from Dale Cox’s […]

Elizabeth Bellamy died 181 years ago today

Elizabeth Bellamy died 181 years ago today at the age of 18. She is the woman best known today as the “Ghost of Bellamy Bridge.” Her passing attracted note in newspapers as far away as her home state of North Carolina: DIED. . . at Rock Cave Plantation, near Marianna, Florida, on the 11th ult. […]

200th anniversary of Jackson’s march passes quietly in Florida county named for him

The 200th anniversary of Maj. Gen. Andrew Jackson’s march through the Florida Panhandle will pass quietly in Jackson County. Established in 1822 as Florida’s third county, the county is named for Old Hickory and many of its original settlers were soldiers from his army. Andrew Jackson is a controversial figure today, largely because of his […]

Remember St. Joseph: Is yellow fever returning to Florida?

More than 175 years have passed since a dreaded illness called yellow fever all but wiped Florida’s largest city from the face of the map. Now a South Florida newspaper is warning that the “yellow jack” could be on its way back. The Sun-Sentinel reported on Sunday (5/6/2018) that fears are growing that a yellow fever […]

Circle Hill Cemetery unveils new Veterans Memorial

The Circle Hill Cemetery near Two Egg – also called Pine Level Cemetery – unveiled a new Veterans Memorial just in time for today’s annual church homecoming. The memorial consists of crosses and flags facing Circle Hill Road, each one honoring a veteran buried in the cemetery. A total of 36 crosses were erected at […]

Orange Hill: An 1827 account of “the immense Hickory Hill Mountain”

Orange Hill is neither the highest point in Washington and Jackson Counties nor one of the 10 tallest hills in Florida. To early travelers, though, there was something special about this broad elevation a few miles southeast of present-day Chipley. Rt. Rev. Michael Portier, who became a Catholic bishop when he was only 22 years […]

Seminole War Symposium called a success by organizers

Two Egg TV’s first annual Spring Seminole War Symposium brought visitors from South Florida, Pensacola, Tallahassee, Southwest Georgia and other locations to the Two Egg area and Chattahoochee for two beautiful days of education, demonstrations and tours. The event concluded today (Saturday) with lectures by three noted historians, a book signing and a musket firing […]

Seminole War Symposium events set for tomorrow & Saturday!

An array of events is coming to to the area tomorrow and Saturday as Two Egg TV hosts our first annual Seminole War Symposium! The public is invited to come for either or both days. Friday’s activities will include the School of the Seminole/Creek Indian for those who would like to join our living history/reenacting […]

A traveling salesman, a Marianna cave and a pit filled with snakes

The bizarre story of a traveling salesman and a pit filled with snakes in a Marianna cave shocked readers of The New York Times on February 12, 1897. The tale was datelined from Jackson County on the previous day. According to the report, “a party of drummers” or traveling salesmen were in Marianna for a visit […]