History

A Final Salute

I asked God for strength, that I might achieve. I was made weak, that I might learn humbly to obey. Courtesy of the Bowman Family There’s a dramatic turning point in the annual reenactment of the Battle of Olustee when the…

Tallahassee Is No Longer the Small Town Remembered

Aerial view looking east from the Civic Center toward Apalachee Parkway. Photographed in 1985. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory Original print date: Nov/Dec 1990 I grew up believing the slogan: “Tallahassee: Everybody’s Hometown.” But returning after an absence of 16…

Tallahassee As I Remember It

Original print date: Spring 1983 Number, please!” said the operator, and if you asked for “Number l,” you got Byrd’s Grocery Store; what’s more, they delivered your order. In 1926, at age 5, I lived with my mother, Florence Moore…

40 Years of Art, Artifacts and Animals

Original print date: Nov/Dec 1997 In January, the Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science began its 40th year as a member of the Tallahassee family. Beginning in 1958, the museum has endeavored to bring history, artwork and animals to…