Leon County, Florida Heritage Book;
Historical Stories of Events, Places & People that Shaped Tallahassee
This book is in production and should be here shortly. Keep watching and it will be posted as soon as it is available. This one would make a wonderful gift for your favorite history buff during the holidays.
This delightful book is a compilation of stories depicting the history of Leon County. The stories were written and submitted by different authors and families. The text includes a wide variety of topics and time periods ranging from the 1820s to modern day. Many of the stories contain photos that were submitted by the author. The subject matter is divided into several categories that include;
LEON COUNTY ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
LEON COUNTY BUSINESSES
LEON COUNTY COMMUNITIES
LEON COUNTY SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES
LEON COUNTY LOCAL LANDMARKS
LEON COUNTY ORGANIZATIONS
LEON COUNTY SPECIAL EVENTS
LEON COUNTY REMINISCENCES
LEON COUNTY FAMILIES
The reader can find tales that describe Leon County as families learned to live in the wilds of northwest Florida, as well as, learn information about some family genealogies. Some stories chronicle the individual life of a unique person in the history of the county. You may read anecdotes about Grandma and how she shaped the lives of future generations or learn about renowned politicians.
The reader can also discover information about some of the unique sites and landmarks in Leon County including Cascades Park and Mabry Field along with many other historical places and events of significance.
The Tallahassee Genealogical Society, Inc. has compiled a book that represents many of the threads that over time have been woven into the community of Leon County. Overall, this book is an intriguing mixture of the old, the new, the events, the places & the people that shaped Tallahassee.