The Forgotten Story of the Independent Republic of West Florida

A short lived state in the American South

Grant Piper

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(Wikipedia / CC0)

Spanish Florida, the predecessor to the American state of Florida, was once far larger than its modern equivalent. The Florida Panhandle once stretched all the way to the Mississippi River and encompassed nearly all of the Gulf Coast Between Jacksonville and New Orleans. The remnant of…

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Grant Piper

Professional writer. Amateur historian. Husband, father, Christian.