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Searching for the Perfect Society in Tennessee

In the late 19th century, British social reformer embarked on a bold social experiment in the rugged terrain of eastern Tennessee. He created a utopian society and called it Rugby. 6 Facts About Rugby, Tennessee Rugby's founder, English author...

How Do Weeki Wachee’s Mermaids Stay Underwater So Long?

The famous mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs are the epitome of grace and elegance. They make what they do underwater look effortless. Surprisingly, the secrets behind their daily aquatic ballets haven't changed much since the classic Florida roadside...

Facts You Didn’t Know About the Father of Modern Florida

Henry Morrison Flagler is a Florida icon. More than anyone else, the oil and railroad tycoon is single-handedly responsible for the development of the great state we all know and love today. And while you probably see his name everywhere you travel i...

What You Don’t Know About Florida’s “Honeymoon Cottage”

One look at the picture above and you might think the honeymoon is over for this old building standing in the waters of Cedar Key. But you might be surprised to learn this long-abandoned structure is actually the most photographed place in the small ...