Today would’ve been entertainer’s Bob Hope’s 113th’s birthday. Swampy and Hope swung some clubs together at the Biltmore Hotel Golf Course, Coral Gables, in 1941. One place in our state with the birthday boy’s name is Bob Hope Village for[…]↓ Read the rest of this entry…
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The gang keeps a continuous protective eye out for the very endangered Swampy. the swamp ape! You can learn more about Endangered Species Day by clicking here: http://www.endangered.org/campaigns/endangered-species-day/ #EndangeredSpeciesDay
This is the old Tarpon Zoo that was in Tarpon Springs. The background of the zoo can be found by clicking here.
Trilby celebrates Sea Monkey Day by bringing one a banana! Today is the day to have a Sea Monkey -party! Here are some great Sea Monkey party ideas: http://www.seamonkeyworship.com/nationalday.html #SeaMonkeyDay #NationalSeaMonkeyDay #SeaMonkey
Join Trilby and friends as they salute the brave service of our Florida Firefighters today! You can learn more about International Firefighters Day here: http://www.firefightersday.org/ #InternationalFirefightersDay #FirefightersDay
Here’s a Silver Springs postcard from sometime in the 1970s when the American Broadcasting Company owned the amusement and natural attraction. “Quiet, elctrically-propelled glass bottom boats” is stated on the back of the card. Also, “Florida’s Silver Springs, with it’s[…]↓ Read the rest of this entry…
So begins the first streetcar in Coral Gables in 1925. This photo is from ‘Florida, a Pictorial History’ by Hampton Dunn. You can purchase a copy of this book here or below: http://amzn.to/1qVLlaI
The flip side of this unmarked postcard states the “$150,000 Florida Derby”. You can learn more about Gulfstream Park by clicking here.
Trilby, Alva, Penney and Zuber celebrate Jazz Day! You can learn more about Jazz Day by clicking here: http://jazzday.com/ #InternationalJazzDay #JazzDay
A great way to celebrate Blueberry Pie Day is to pick the berries to make your own pie. Here Zuber picks ’em and Trilby stores them. There are many places to pick blueberries in Florida. One is the Abshier Blueberry[…]↓ Read the rest of this entry…