Monthly Archives: March 2021

Before Audubon, this writer-artist documented the Gulf South

Before Audubon, came Bartram, canoeing and hiking through the West Florida territory, exploring, documenting, and sketching images of flora and fauna and Native Americans. William Bartram came a decade before John James Audubon was even born, though Bartram isn’t a … Continue reading

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Without this writer, no road, no Gulf Islands National Seashore

I never met Earle Bowden, but I enjoyed a delightful ride on his road yesterday. His beach view is breathtaking — all seven miles of it. J. Earle Bowden Way, a scenic roadway, connects Pensacola Beach and Navarre. It just … Continue reading

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