The Sunny (?) South: Interesting Florida Letter.

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FLA., March 12, 1890. Leaving home on Christmas day, which in old St Clairsville was ushered in by the roar of Jackson crackers and the hurrying and scurrying and the hilarity of the small boy, which may not have been in honor of our leaving, but simply, I… Continue reading

Street Fair in DeFuniak Springs

The Billboard was a weekly magazine published in Cincinnati, Ohio, that listed events across the country. The following listing for DeFuniak Springs appeared under the heading “Street Fairs and Carnivals” in the issue for September 15, 1900. A similar listing appeared in 1901, showing the dates for the street fair… Continue reading