What They Left Behind

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The pre-history of Florida is vastly longer than its history. A study of Paleolithic points shows how seemingly minor technological changes often took a thousand years to manifest. By contrast, the changes wrought in the “Sunshine State” went from horseback to rocket ships in just decades.

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A map sketched on the Quartermaster General’s stationery reveals routes of primary transportation in the rivers and railroads.

Manuscript Map of Florida 
Ink and colored pencil. 
post 1866 with rivers and rails 
9 ½” x 7 ¾” 

From:
Theatre of Memory program: What They Left Behind