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FORUM Magazine
Hidden figures: Unsung pioneers who helped transform the Sunshine State
Celebrating 100 years of suffrage: How Florida women helped win the right to vote
 
Gainesville Magazine
Renaming efforts reframe local  history
When the 1918-19 influenza pandemic came to Gainesville
Gainesville 150? An anniversary and a complicated history
A Florida love story
The glory days and demise of local oranges
What's in a name? You might be surprised
How Gainesville became an incubator for the women's liberation movement
Lincoln High School: Paying tribute to a community treasure
Alachua County's springs cherished for healing properties
Looking forward, looking back: Gainesville's historic Kanapaha Presbyterian Church and Micanopy's Episcopal Church of the Mediator undergo leadership transitions
Old Joe's secret: What lies beneath the 1885 courthouse?
Old-fashioned Gainesville swimming holes
Beating the heat: Ice factories and ice cream in old Gainesville
We are the boys (& girls) of Old Florida
We're still gator-crazy after all these years
Saved by the bell: Piecing together the puzzle of a historic downtown church
University Avenue then and now: Reflecting on more than a century of change
What the lions saw
Back to school, old Gainesville style
Home and Garden: Natural beauty
Our Town Magazine
Florida's Female Pioneers
Remembering Rosewood
Global warming: Climate scientist Stephen Mulkey says it's too late for denial
Florida's space legacy: Preserving historic space exploration sites before they vanish
Robb House: Paying tribute to Alachua County's first female doctor
Gator history: The unexpected origins of the University of Florida
History of Mebane High: Alumni and teachers recall its storied past
The return of Alachua Lake
Seminole Wars
A tribute to Tommy: Mural artist Blake Harrison pays respects to Tom Petty
Lost springs: Artists capture the beauty of the Ocklawaha's flooded springs
Jean Chalmers: Model, Activist, Mayor, Leader
Hurricane history: Locals recall the biggest storms to hit Gainesville
Haile holidays: Historic Hailes Homestead celebrates Christmas the old fashioned way
Doug's Dairy Twirl: Memories of a legendary local treat live on
Ticktock: Gainesville's clock towers keep the past alive
Keeping the dream alive: Florida head coach Gregg Troy's recipe for Olympic success
Forgotten industries: Gone are the days of the Tung Blossom Queen
Sweetwater Branch Inn: Victorian splendor in historic downtown Gainesville
 
Senior Times Magazine
Hidden Herstory: Women Pioneers at the University of Florida
Losing a Legend
An invisible line: Remembering Paradise Park
Honoring women leaders: The Friends of Susan B. Anthony celebrate Women's Equality Day 2016
"I knew I was going to beat it": Pegeen Hanrahan and Storm Roberts discuss their battles with cancer
Musica Vera: Celebrate the holidays with a Renaissance twist
Portal to the past: Dudley Farm's annual Quilt Day offers a taste of Old Florida
Growing up Crom: The legacy of a unique family of artists and artisans
Bringing the past to life: David Jones helps students understand why history matters
 
Gainesville Sun op-eds
Newberry lynchings near 100-year anniversary
Capturing the magic of 'lost springs'
Honor Marjorie Harris Carr's legacy--Free the Ocklawaha
Changes in nursing mirror changes in society
Melting Pot undergoing another metamorphosis
Sharing the stories of our area's WW II veterans
Gainesville's Civil War history tied to South Carolina roots
Natural wonders under threat: Saving Lake Alice & Paynes Prairie
 
Citrus
Liquid gold: The rise and fall of Florida's family citrus farms
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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