South Florida PBS Presents

The Story of Florida State Parks (Part 1)

Special | 26m 45s

Part 1 The Early Years sets the stage by tracing the early development of today's state park system through a period up to 1942. The story begins in February of 1864 as ten thousand Federal and Confederate troops collide in the Battle of Olustee , near Lake City, in the only major Civil War battle fought in Florida.

Aired: 09/28/09

Rating: TV-G

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