These are an accumulation of historical resources which inform the history of the Apalachcola area. Some are unique to this page, like the Historical Names in Apalachicola Area excel spreadsheet (developed originally at the Apalachicola Municipal Library). Others offer internet access to important historical information like the Territorial Papers (5 volumes) available through Hathitrust.org.
We also post event videos and PowerPoints. The AAHS has also just established a YouTube Channel and will be adding Spring Speaker Series videos.
If you would like to assist the AAHS in providing the best information on this page, please contact us with possible additions. Leave message at 850-653-1700 or email AAHs.email@example.com. We will gratefully accept appropriate additions
EXHIBIT TO FOLLOW SOON: Dr. Lou Hill of Tallahassee has agreed to exhibit some of the artifacts from his dig along the riverfront. The following is the Powerpoint presentation he gave a couple of years ago. It is well worth looking at: "Fire and Fury and Flood" Powerpoint
Apalachicola Historical District: Federal Register application/approval for designation (short version)
In honor of the 200th anniversary of the beginning of the Territorial Period. Access to the 5 volumes of Territorial Period Papers is available at www.hathitrust.org.
SRING SPEAKER SERIES 2023 texts coming soon, Videos will be on out YouTube Page
Presentation Powerpoint Marshall Brothers by Donia Smith April 2023
James Hargrove Life & Times of William Augustus Bowles Spring Speaker Series 2021
FULL 2016 Miller Report (400 pages)
Miller Interactive Walking Tour (also on Cemetery tab)
Another video, from September 2022 Heritage Dinner (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfJcmzH75DU)
Chasing Shadows: Apalachicola Times
Articles by Pam Richardson
What’s In a Name? 2020
A most rare piano 2020
Other Chasing Shadows Articles
by Mark Curenton
A Deeper Look at Dr. Chapman 2020 by Caty Greene
by Tamara Allen, Carrabelle History Museum
Richardson Explores Hill History (Adlerstein) 2019
Grady Family Story 2020 by Pam Richardson
Articles by Lois Swoboda
Prominent Citizens In Repose Apalachicola Times 2010
New York Times Articles from long ago
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
Pierce Mounds Complex: An Ancient Capital in Northwest Florida Nancy Marie White Dept of Anthropology University of South Florida
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 research purposes only and it still being revised and updated.
Sanborn Maps These are Fire Insurance maps of Apalachicola for 5 years dating between 1897-1922