Submerged Florida island reveals Civil War-era cemetery

Civil War Union Soldiers in Trenches on June 9, 1864 – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Everett Collection In the summer of 2016, Joshua Marano was flying over the Gulf of Mexico when he observed an unusual pattern in the water. Mr. Marano, a National Park Service maritime archaeologist, reviewed some antique nautical charts in

Here are some of Central Florida’s festivals and events happening for Juneteenth

Juneteenth Parade – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Tippman98x Juneteenth, referencing June 19, marks the day that Galveston, Texas saw the arrival of Union soldiers in 1865 with news that the American Civil War had ended and those who were enslaved were now free. There were approximately 250,000 enslaved people in Texas that year alone.