From Florida to Russia
The Restless Historian is Thomas "Tom"Rainey, Ph.D.,
and his wife and fellow historian Nina Carter.
I have partaken of the waters of the Springs of Zorfo
I have witnessed the River of Peace
I have found the (former) location of the home of Homer
And I have walked through the sodden forest
But despite my best efforts
I did not see a Marshtackie or a Spoofendyke.
The ladies would certainly enjoy the feminine characters in the book
I believe Louisa was my favorite
She was deadly with that shotgun
Both on rattlesnakes and brothers-in-law
And cooking tips for women were interesting.
There was a recipe for perleu
And instructions for preparing....
Tail of Alligator.
We had a great time in Wauchula.
Main Street Wauchula, at the height of the Florida real estate boom,from brochure, “Scenes in Hardee County,” published and nationally distributed by the Wauchula Development Company, 1926.