Forgotten

Abandoned Strawn Citrus Packing House

During Florida's late 19th century "orange fever," many citrus packing houses were built throughout the state, even in the central and northern regions. But a s...

Koreshan Unity Settlement

Florida historians agree that one of the most unusual pioneers to call the state home was Cyrus R. Teed. In 1894, Teed decided to continue the utopian movement ...

Bongoland’s Forgotten Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs were once the centerpiece of a little-known tourist attraction in Port Orange, Florida called Bongoland. In 1948, Dr. Perry Sperber leased a plot of l...

Utopia Realized in Tennessee?

In the late 19th century, British social reformer Thomas Hughes envisioned a cultured utopia free from class distinctions found in England. Hughes found what he...