1821 FLORIDA MAP PRE HISTORY ST AUGUSTINE MIAMI TAMPA

COPY OF AN 1821 ULTIMATE MAP OF FLORIDA WHEN IT WENT FROM SPAIN TO U S TERRITORY.

THIS IS A COPY OF THE MOST EXCITING MAP I HAVE EVER SEEN. IT MEASURES 15 1/4" X 18 1/8".

MOST OF THE NAMES OF THE RIVERS AND CITIES HAVE CHANGED OVER TIME. I WILL TRY TO DESCRIBE SOME AND I HAVE MADE ENOUGH PIX TO LET YOU HAVE A REAL GOOD LOOK AT OUR STATE WHEN IT WENT FROM SPANISH RULE TO A U S TERRITORY. FOLLOWING IS A TIME LINE FROM THE FLORIDA MEMORY PROJECT TO LET YOU SEE W THIS MAP OF FLORIDA FIT INTO OUR HISTORICAL PICTURE. IF YOU DON'T GET EXCITED JUST LOOKING AT THIS AND READING THE TIMELINE, YOU ARE MISSING SOME TRULY GREAT EDUCATION.

THE DETAIL IS INTRIGUING. THE HISTORICAL RIVERS AND CITIES WILL HOPEFULLY CAPTURE YOUR INTEREST IN WANTING TO DO MORE RESEARCH AND MAKE YOU WANT TO FIND OUT HOW THE NAMES CAME TO BE AND HOW AND WHY THEY BECAME WHAT THEY DID.

IN THE BOTTOM SELVAGE IS : PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM DARBY NO 72 SOUTH 6TH ST AND B TANNER NO 74 SOUTH 8TH STREET PHILAD MARCH 21 1821.

UNLIKE MOST MAPS I HAVE SEEN OF FLORIDA THIS ONE HAS THE TOP OF CUBA WITH HAVANA (MORO CASTLE) AND ST CARLOS (DE MATANZAS) MARKED ON THE NORTH SHORE. TO THE EAST OF CUBA IS ST NICHOLAS CHAN ?(CHANNEL?) SALT KEY AND SALT KEY BANK. NEXT IS SANTAREN CHANNEL THEN THE GREAT BAHAMA BANK AND BEMINI ISLAND. FURTHER UP LITTLE
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