Ruskin’s Almost ‘Twin City’: Morris Park Showed Promise But Never Came...

By Charles Nelson Drive along Balm Wimauma Rd. today and look for the town of Morris Park. Once a dream of Ruskin’s founding father, George...

Faith & Footprints: St. John’s Chapel In The Tower Of London

More than 900 years old, the Chapel of St. John has had a unique history as a royal chapel and a national record office....

Exhibit Brings History’s Building Blocks To Life In LEGO® Bricks

By Manny Leto In the U.S. for the first time, ‘Brick History’ lets visitors journey through pivotal moments in world history modeled in LEGO® bricks. ...

The ‘Lost River’ – Hillsborough County’s Roosevelt River AKA Bullfrog Creek

By Charles Nelson Have you ever visited the Roosevelt River in Hillsborough County? You may have, but you probably didn’t know it. If you’ve even...

Faith & Footprints: Borgund Stave Church, Norway

Nestled in the quaint village of Borgund, Norway sits a nearly 900-year-old historic building—The Borgund Stave Church. This impressive structure was built in 1180...

Wandering John Brandon Leads The Way: An ‘Everyman’ To Represent Them...

By Charles Nelson The tiny village of New Hope was the first community to occupy Brandon’s historic town center located on Hopewell Rd. (now Brandon...

Historic Ruskin Tomato Plant Replaced By Modern Industry In Apollo Beach

By Charles Nelson Even the most casual observer knows that Hillsborough County has changed dramatically in recent decades. Gone are many of the farms and...