Florida — History and Current Events

The World Wide Web has much to offer in learning about current events in Florida and Florida's history. From folk festival dates to current activities of Seminole Indians, you can find almost everything you want to know on the Internet. Keep in mind, though, that, because most Web sites are often updated, Web site addresses are frequently changed. If any of the following addresses do not appear to be active, run a general Internet search with an address at the bottom of the page or explore links to other Web sites.

History

Civil War Battle of Olustee
Spanish Exploration and Conquest of Native America
Florida Facts and History
Florida Historical Society
Florida Governors' Portraits
Historical Museum of Southern Florida
Museum of Florida History
The Emanuel Point Shipwreck (1559)
The Seminole Wars
The Seminole Tribe of Florida

Government

Enterprise Florida
Department of Education
Department of State: General Laws of Florida
MyFlorida.com
Executive Office of the Governor
Legislature

Statewide Travel

Visit Florida

Just for Fun

Florida Kids: the Department of Education's programs about Florida history, archaeology, and folklore
FloridaToday.com: Space

Population Data

The U.S. Census Bureau provides official statistics

U.S. Government

Send e-mail to your representatives in Congress and to the President.
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
President and Vice President of the United States