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The Best Backroads of Florida: The Heartland
     

The Best Backroads of Florida: The Heartland

by Douglas Waitley
 

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Winner of the Horgan Award from the Florida Historical Society for a book of outstanding merit written primarily for the general reader.

In this first of a three-part series, Douglas Waitley offers an informative, laid-back tour through Florida’s heartland, capturing its scenic beauty and Southern grace. Instead of buzzing through congested highway traffic,

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Winner of the Horgan Award from the Florida Historical Society for a book of outstanding merit written primarily for the general reader.

In this first of a three-part series, Douglas Waitley offers an informative, laid-back tour through Florida’s heartland, capturing its scenic beauty and Southern grace. Instead of buzzing through congested highway traffic, why not cruise along a shaded country backroad, stopping periodically to enjoy the hospitality of a town you’ve never noticed on a map? Complete with directions, detailed maps, recommended stops, and photographs of interesting sights, this book offers more than just a glimpse into the past.

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"Follow these well-planned day trips, and you'll not only glimpse a kinder, gentler Florida, you'll learn more than a little about its history."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561641895
Publisher:
Pineapple Press, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Best Backroads of Florida Series , #1
Pages:
282
Sales rank:
874,752
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.86(d)

Meet the Author

Douglas Waitley is the author of nineteen books on Americana, ranging in subject matter from regional histories to accounts of the era of steam locomotives. He wrote two volumes of Easygoing Guide to Natural Florida and three volumes of Best Backroads of Florida, also published by Pineapple Press.

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