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Across the Everglades A Canoe Journey of Exploration

By: Willoughby, Hugh L.

Price: $575.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1898

Seller ID: 011612

Condition: Very Good


The Florida Everglades were a mystery to map makers as late as the 1890's. In 1898 Hugh L. Willoughby, the wealthy son of a banker, and who had never held a real job, set out in early January to explore the remote southern part of Florida; uncharted territory, at least to everyone but the Seminole Indians who fled there decades earlier rather than consent to the federal government's forced relocation to Indian Territory. This account of this exploratory trip across the southern Everglades including descriptions of places, people and wildlife. Throughout the narrative, the author makes r... View more info