Dr. Joe Knetsch is a well-respected and highly involved Florida historian. His latest work, Fear and Anxiety on the Florida Frontier: The Second Seminole War, was published by the Seminole Wars Foundation in 2008. Dr. Knetsch has written extensively on Florida history, publishing several titles with the Florida Historical Society Press. He is the author of Florida's Seminole Wars, 1817-1858.
Dr. Nick Wynne retired in 2008 from his post as executive director of the Florida Historical Society. After obtaining his PhD in history, Dr. Wynne taught college history at several universities, including the University of South Florida. He has published more than twenty books, including several books on Florida history, such as Tin Can Tourists of Florida, Florida in the Civil War, Florida's Antebellum Homes and Golf in Florida. He currently resides in Rockledge, Florida (near Cocoa Beach).