The Swinging Bridge at Neal’s Landing

One of the most impressive construction projects in the history of Jackson County was completed at Neal’s Landing on the Chattahoochee River in 1927. Those who experienced this famed and feared “Swinging Bridge” never forgot it! The story of Neal’s Landing is actually older than Jackson County itself. The Creek Indian village of Ekanachatte (“Red […]

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 […]