Florida in the 1700s mainly consisted of English settlers fending off alligators with hoes.
Florida in the 1700s mainly consisted of English settlers fending off alligators with hoes. Emily Michot MIAMI HERALD FILE
Florida in the 1700s mainly consisted of English settlers fending off alligators with hoes. Emily Michot MIAMI HERALD FILE

A Brief History of Florida, according to Dave Barry

August 22, 2016 04:57 PM

About Dave Barry

Dave Barry

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Dave Barry has been at the Herald since 1983. A Pulitzer Prize winner for commentary, he writes about everything from the international economy to exploding toilets.