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By James C. Clark

In 1513, Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon first set foot on Florida's east coast. The land he found used to be a geographic anomaly so specific that astronaut Neil Armstrong acknowledged Florida was once the 1st form in the world he famous on his go back from a trip to the moon 456 years later. This distinctive country witnessed momentous occasions from the 1959 arrival of the 1st Cuban exiles lower than Fidel Castro to the 1981 release of the "Columbia," the 1st area commute. subscribe to writer and historian James C. Clark as he chronicles the heritage of the light country during this concise and desirable history.

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