Port of Tampa Cattle Docks

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Florida State Library Archives, 1920s – Cattle in the Tampa area The old cattle docks sit abandoned on the Port of Tampa Property and access can only be granted with permission as well as having an active port pass, but thanks to Mike Woodfin, he has been able to share with us photos and the history which was unknown to us. The United States took possession of Florida in 1821, describing it as a “vast, untamed wilderness, plentifully stocked... Read More

Everglades Regional Medical Center

Photo Credit: Bullet, 2014 – The building has been heavily scrapped and vandalized. The Everglades Memorial Hospital opened in 1936 in the small town of Pahokee. On May 11, 1950, a new building was built and opened with a dedication ceremony. The ceremony, taking place on “National Hospital Day”, welcomed representatives which included the Rotary, Elks, Masons, Lions, Woman’s Club, Everglades Business & Professional Women’s club, Beta Sigma Phi... Read More