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Apalachicola’s Great American Botanist Lived A Wild Life

Dr Alvan W. Chapman was born in Massachusetts in 1809, educated as a physician at Amherst, and came to Quincy, Florida, at the age of 26.  A few years later he moved to the booming, port village of Apalachicola, where … Continue reading

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Florida Sues Georgia Over Apalachicola Bay

Apalachicola Bay is the source for 90% of Florida’s oyster harvest and is one of the nation’s great oyster grounds. It is also undergoing serious decline due to the increased salinity of the waters of the Bay. The State of … Continue reading

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