Local Interest and Florida History

Books about Florida in general, as well as Punta Gorda and Charlotte Harbor specifically. Mostly non-fiction including local history and wildlife guides. For novels and other fiction about the Sunshine State, check out the Florida Stories booklist from Sandman Books. 

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Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781400049479
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Published: Crown - August 5th, 2003

In Old Punta Gorda Cover Image
$11.53
ISBN: 9780970768100
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Published: Old Punta Gorda - February 20th, 2001

Punta Gorda (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780738567990
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Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 15th, 2009

Our Fascinating Past, Charlotte Harbor: The Early Years Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780965348928
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Published: Charlotte Harbor Area Historial Society - January 1st, 1993

Our fascinating past: Charlotte Harbor, the later years Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780965348911
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Published: Charlotte Harbor Area Historial Society - January 1st, 1996

Ghost Stories of Punta Gorda: An anthology of 21 spooky stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9798616413697
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Published: Independently Published - September 2nd, 2019

Would Do, Could Do and Made Do: Florida's Pioneer Cow Hunters Who Tamed the Last Frontier Cover Image
$16.45
ISBN: 9780595415687
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Published: iUniverse - November 23rd, 2006

Where the Swallowtail Kite Soars: The Legacies of Glades County, Florida and The Vanishing Wilderness Cover Image
$17.55
ISBN: 9780595325573
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Published: iUniverse - August 22nd, 2004

The Legacy of the Florida Pioneer Cow Hunters: In Their Own Words Cover Image
$18.65
ISBN: 9781450287890
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Published: iUniverse - April 25th, 2011

21st CENTURY CHALLENGE: Preserving Native Florida Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781546430407
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - July 12th, 2017


Florida's Living Beaches: A Guide for the Curious Beachcomber Cover Image
$20.95
ISBN: 9781561649815
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Published: Pineapple Press - May 1st, 2017

Lonely Planet Florida (Regional Guide) Cover Image
$21.24
ISBN: 9781786572561
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Published: Lonely Planet - January 1st, 2018

Ghosthunting Florida (America's Haunted Road Trip) Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781578604500
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Published: Clerisy Press - September 14th, 2010

Best Tent Camping: Florida: Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9781634040488
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Published: Menasha Ridge Press - September 13th, 2016

Wildflowers of Florida Field Guide (Field Guides (Adventure Publications)) Cover Image
$14.41
ISBN: 9781591932529
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Published: Adventure Publications - May 1st, 2010

Rail-Trails Florida: The Definitive Guide to the State's Top Multiuse Trails Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780899978192
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Published: Wilderness Press - May 10th, 2016

Mammals of Florida Field Guide (Field Guides (Adventure Publications)) Cover Image
$12.71
ISBN: 9781591932512
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Published: Adventure Publications - May 1st, 2010

Florida Day Trips by Theme Cover Image
$12.71
ISBN: 9781591939139
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Published: Adventure Publications - November 26th, 2019

Florida Off the Beaten Path: A Guide to Unique Places Cover Image
$12.71
ISBN: 9780762773107
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Published: GPP Travel - October 4th, 2011

The Remarkable Kinship of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ellen Glasgow Cover Image
$25.46
ISBN: 9780813056968
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Published: University Press of Florida - June 26th, 2018

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