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Through Their Eyes: The Bartrams Explore the St. Johns River Valley

Richard Franz

in Travels on the St. Johns River

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

“Through Their Eyes: The Bartrams Explore the St. Johns River Valley” provides modern assessments of the landscapes the Bartrams encountered as well as assessments of the plants and animals they ... More


Ecological Histories in the Middle Holocene

Asa R. Randal

in Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The onset of intensive shellfishing has been modelled as a response to the middle Holocene Hypsithermal Climate Epoch and the concomitant establishment of near-modern hydrology of the St. Johns ... More


Travels on the St. Johns River

John Bartram and William Bartram

Thomas Hallock and Richard Franz (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Travels on the St. Johns River presents writings by pioneering American naturalists John Bartram and William Bartram during their exploration of Florida in the second half of the eighteenth century. ... More


Springs on the Move

Jason O'Donoughue

in Water from Stone: Archaeology and Conservation at Florida's Springs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400097
eISBN:
9781683400301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400097.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter expands the scope of inquiry to other springs, both within and outside the St. Johns River valley. It presents the results of archaeological reconnaissance at Silver Springs. The ... More


Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Asa R. Randall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the popular imagination, the St. Johns River valley in northeast Florida is one of the last “natural” landscapes. This image relies on unawareness of the extent of landscape modification ... More


Introduction: Archaic Shell Mounds on the St. Johns River

Asa R. Randal

in Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter provides an introduction to the study of Archaic Period shell mounds for interested avocational readers and professional archaeologists. It situates the study of ancient shell mounds in ... More


Springs Geology

Jason O'Donoughue

in Water from Stone: Archaeology and Conservation at Florida's Springs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400097
eISBN:
9781683400301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400097.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter reviews the geological context of Florida’s springs and the St. Johns River valley. This provides a basis for understanding the abundance of springs in Florida and the forces that drive ... More


Deep Time on the Eternal River: Toward an Archaic Historicity of the St. Johns River

Asa R. Randall

in The Historical Turn in Southeastern Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401629
eISBN:
9781683402299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401629.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaic hunter-gatherers of the St. Johns River Valley were once considered the history-less multitudes par excellence, who flourished for millennia with little change. However, mortuary traditions, ... More


Spring Origins

Jason O'Donoughue

in Water from Stone: Archaeology and Conservation at Florida's Springs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400097
eISBN:
9781683400301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400097.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter addresses Miller’s hypothesis that the onset of spring flow led to the inception of shell mounding during the Mount Taylor period (7400–4600 cal BP) in the St. Johns River valley. It ... More


Sacred Spring

Jason O'Donoughue

in Water from Stone: Archaeology and Conservation at Florida's Springs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400097
eISBN:
9781683400301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400097.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter begins to sketch an alternative interpretation of the use and significance of springs in Florida. It deals exclusively with Silver Glen Springs, site of the largest freshwater shell ... More


Upstairs and Downstairs, 1888–1890

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Flagler's enterprises transformed St. Augustine. During the summer of 1888, Florida experienced an epidemic of yellow fever that St. Augustine escaped only by imposing a strict quarantine on the ... More


Mount Taylor Places in Time and Space

Asa R. Randal

in Constructing Histories: Archaic Freshwater Shell Mounds and Social Landscapes of the St. Johns River, Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061016
eISBN:
9780813051284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061016.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Cross-culturally, the arrangement of residential and ceremonial architecture can reveal how communities were composed and how they integrated elements of the past within more recent landscapes. Shell ... More


Introduction

Thomas Hallock

in Travels on the St. Johns River

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

John and William Bartram were father and son adventurers, plant collectors, and natural historians who explored and described the natural assets of the St. Johns River valley and the Trader’s Path ... More


Travels

William Bartram

in Travels on the St. Johns River

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

These selections from Part 2 (the Florida tour) of William Bartram's 1791 book Travels include his observations of north Florida’s flora and fauna, its natural history and archaeology, and the ... More


Anonymizing Perspectives and Current Understandings of Florida’s Late Archaic Past

Zackary I. Gilmore

in Gathering at Silver Glen: Community and History in Late Archaic Florida

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062716
eISBN:
9780813051680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062716.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 considers some of the traditional anthropological assumptions commonly brought to bear on the study of premodern and nonagricultural societies and discusses the restrictions that they have ... More


Diary

John Bartram

in Travels on the St. Johns River

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

These selections from John Bartram's Diary (or Journal) record the Florida leg of his 1765–66 tour of the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida with his son William. Bartram’s observations of the St. Johns ... More


Smoke on the Water

Jason O'Donoughue

in Water from Stone: Archaeology and Conservation at Florida's Springs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400097
eISBN:
9781683400301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400097.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces the book and gives an overview of the importance of Florida’s springs, the threats facing them in the 21st century, and the ways that springs have typically figured into ... More


Crafting Orange Pottery in Early Florida: Production and Distribution

Rebecca Saunders and Margaret K. Wrenn

in New Histories of Pre-Columbian Florida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049366
eISBN:
9780813050140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049366.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In this chapter, we discuss the origin and trajectory of Orange pottery in northeast Florida, one of the earliest potteries in the United States, by comparing the assemblages at two Late Archaic ... More


Correspondence

John Bartram and William Bartram

Thomas Hallock and Richard Franz (eds)

in Travels on the St. Johns River

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062259
eISBN:
9780813051949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062259.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Selected letters to and from William Bartram, his family, and his friends concerning his travels along the St. Johns River, his 1766 residence on the river, and publication of his 1791 Travels.


Owls, Otters, and Pelicans in Watery Realms

Joanna Ostapkowicz and Ryan Wheeler

in Iconography and Wetsite Archaeology of Florida's Watery Realms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400783
eISBN:
9781683401056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400783.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the context of the three monumental animal and bird carvings found at the Hontoon/Thursby site on the St. Johns River: the owl, otter, and pelican. Archaeological and ... More


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