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Historical Society Newsletters
AAHS has previously featured a series of newsletters about area history and lore of the Apalachicola Bay area. This has been renewed in 2021. Click on the links below to learn more. Want to receive the newsletters?
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"If This House Could Talk" event May 2-15 all around Apalachicola

Here's the map you can download. it is also available

at various locations around town MAP

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Chasing Shadows: Apalachicola Times

Below by Pam Richardson

Gibson Inn shaped by siblings 2019

What became of Popham’s “oyster factory” 2019

What’s in a name? 2020

Richardson explores hill history (Adlerstein) 2019

Apalachicola's 19th century brick masterpieces 2020

Nightengale's journey from Berlin to bees 2020 

Road Family Rooted in Agriculture 2021

Gibson"Celestials", an altercation, and the Boarding House 2020

Memories of the Hill's 'Miss Love' 2020

A most rare piano 2020


Blockade running and 'the abominable Old Hag' 2020

by Mark Curenton

A Deeper Look at Dr. Chapman  2020 by Caty Greene

Carrabelle Becomes a Town on Christmas Eve 2020

by Tamara Allen, Carrabelle History Museum


Grady Family Story 2020 by Pam Richardson


Prominent Citizens In Repose Apalachicola Times 2010
Cold Ground In Snow Hill, Apalachicola Times 2010
Magnolia Cemetery, Apalachicola Times 2010
Buried Along The Bay, Apalachicola Times 2010
Isle of Rest, Apalachicola Times 2010

above articles by Lois Swoboda


Memories From A Mortician, Apalachicola Times 2011


New York Times 12/12/1894
New York Times 121/09/1894
New York Times 06/05/1857

James Hargrove Life & Times of William Augustus Bowles 

 Powerpoint

Video

from Spring Speaker Series February 2021


Independent Publications

Sail and Steam Vessels serving the Apalachicola Chattahoochee Valley by Harry P. Owens

Antebellum Cotton Port (Note: typo on page 3, "slaves" should be "staves" wood) by Dorothy Dodds

Private Journal of S.A. Floyd

The Civil War, The Ice Trade, And the Rise of the Ice Machine by Kevin Bair


Working list of Historical  Names in Apalachicola Area . This is an ongoing project, originating at the Apalachicola Municipal Library. Names taken from indexes of publications have been put in an Excel spreadsheet, with source and brief descriptions. The Bibliography of sources materials is also included. This document is for researcher purposes only and it still being revised and updated

Apalachicola Historic Guidelines

Photographs
There are a number of resources featuring historic photos of the area. Click on the links below.

Florida State Photo Archives



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