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Along The Tamiami Trail “Alligator Ally”

Along The Tamiami Trail “Alligator Ally”

The Tamiami Trail is the southernmost 275 miles of U.S. Highway 41, it was hailed as a great feat of human engineering when it opened in 1928. Pushing south from Tampa along the western edge of what is now called the Big Cypress Swamp to Naples, the two-lane, 275-mile road sliced east through the swampy Everglades… Read More

Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Fort Zachary Taylor is America’s southernmost Civil War fortress located in Key West Florida. The fort is named after President Zachary Taylor. The U.S. Army began construction in 1845 with secession and the beginning of war in 1861, Fort Taylor remained under federal control, one of the three fortresses in Florida to do so. It… Read More

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