America’s Next Great Film Colony, 1925, Destined To Fail: Sun City’s...

By Charles Nelson In April 1925, could you have been tempted to buy land and possibly live right next door to ‘America’s Sweetheart,’ Mary Pickford?...

Faith & Footprints: Panagia Kapnikarea – Athens, Greece

At the center of Athens on perhaps the busiest commercial street in the capital city, you will find one of the most important monuments...

The Bloomingdale School, First Teacher Training Site In Hillsborough County

By Charles Nelson If you were pressed to name the location of the first teacher training school in Hillsborough County, would you answer: Bloomingdale? The Bloomingdale...

Claiming Our History: The Legend Of John Ortiz, Little Manatee River...

By Charles Nelson Legends have the power to entertain. In Southern Hillsborough County, Gulf City is the rumored mid-1600s stronghold of English pirate Ben Margoza...

Faith & Footprints:The Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel is a large chapel located in the Vatican City, the seat of the Roman Catholic Church. It is most famous for...

Good Roads For Riverview! A Battle Cry For Construction Continues For...

By Charles Nelson The push for ‘good roads’ is not a new issue in Southern Hillsborough County. Six years before the first cars arrived on...

Faith & Footprints: Rosslyn Chapel – Scotland

One of the most extraordinary structures in Scotland is the Rosslyn Chapel. This amazing building has been in the ownership of the Sinclair family...

Interesting Women Of Hillsborough County: Simmons, Brandon, Moseley & More

By Charles Nelson Our history is a story about, and for, all of us. Sometimes that history is viewed through a single lens producing only...

Celebrate With Stories Of South Hillsborough County’s Rich Black History

Black History Month is celebrated each February as a time to remember the contributions of our brothers and sisters of color. In rural Hillsborough...

Florida Holocaust Museum Exhibit Tells The Tragic Tale Of Anne Frank

By Taylor Newman The Florida Holocaust Museum (FHM) is bringing the story of well-known holocaust victim Anne Frank to life with its new exhibit, ‘Let...