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Okeechobee County, Florida - A Pictorial History

Lake Okeechobee Hurricane Pictures by Thomas A. Markham

"Old Ft. Drum Was Site Of A Postwar Indian Trading Post" by Albert DeVane, 1959

"History of Old Fort Drum Traced By Local Historian," by Albert DeVane, 1963

Railroad Station in the early 1920's

Okeechobee, Florida Pages by Tom Markham

Historical Okeechobee Pictures 1895-1930 by William La Martin

History of Okeechobee County Florida by Kyle VanLandingham

Fort Drum and Tantie (Okeechobee) in 1908 by W.J. Nesbitt

The Great Storm of 1878 in the Kissimmee River Valley

A visit to the Okeechobee area in 1910 by Capt. B. H. King

Pioneer Families of the Kissimmee River Valley by Kyle VanLandingham

Fort Blount Park, Bartow, Florida

Address to the people of Tampa, 1861 by Capt. John T. Lesley

May 30, 1918 Okeechobee Call

Articles appearing in the Kissimmee Valley Gazette, written by Robert LaMartin, Sr. in 1897 - 1904

Article on Polk County in the 1874 Florida Settler, written by Robert LaMartin, Sr.

The Almost 4th Seminole War 1886?

Adventures with Alligators - Harper's Weekly 1883 

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