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History of Tallahassee, Florida, USA

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Tallahassee, Leon, FL

The name "Tallahassee" is a Muskogean Indian word often translated as "old fields" or "old town", and it likely stems from the Creek (later called Seminole) Indians who migrated from Georgia and Alabama to this region in the late 18th and early 19th centuries

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  • 1824 - Tallahassee, Florida founded

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  • 1854 - Tallahassee
    Tallahassee, a city, capital of Florida, and seat of justice of Leon county, 194 miles E. from Mobile, 130 miles from Pensacola, and about 25 miles...Read MORE...


  • News 1886 - June 30 - The second destructive hurricane in nine days hit the Apalachicola-Tallahassee area.

    WeatherForYou.com
    June 30, 1886

  • 1887 - October 3 – Florida A&M University opens its doors in Tallahassee, Florida.

    www.wikipedia.org
    October 3, 1887

  • February 13, 1899 - The mercury dipped to -2 degrees at Tallahassee, the coldest reading of record for the state of Florida.

    WeatherForYou.com

  • 1906
    Tallahassee, a banking city, capital of the state of Florida, and seat of justice of Leon co., on the Georgia, Florida and Alabama and other...Read MORE...


  • Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    State Capitol
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  • Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    Post Office and Government Court House
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  • Tallahassee, Florida, USA
    The Presbyterian Church
    Postcard
  • News 1956 - THUNDERCLOUD CAUSED TYNDALL JETS TO COLLIDE. CAPT. WILLERFORD'S BODY FOUND IN PLANE WRECKAGE.
    Tallahassee, Fla., Sept. 25 (AP) - The death toll in the crash of two jet planes being evacuated from the path of Hurricane Flossy rose to five today ...Read MORE...


  • February 12, 1958 - Snow blanketed northern Florida, with Tallahassee reporting a record 2.8 inches.

    The Weather Channel

  • 1970 - November 25 - The temperature at Tallahassee, FL, dipped to 13 degrees, following a high of 40 degrees the previous day.

    The Weather Channel



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  • 1824 - Tallahassee, Florida founded

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Tallahassee
    Tallahassee, a city, capital of Florida, and seat of justice of Leon county, 194 miles E. from Mobile, 130 miles from Pensacola, and about 25 miles... Read MORE...

  • News  1886 - June 30 - The second destructive hurricane in nine days hit the Apalachicola-Tallahassee area.

    WeatherForYou.com
    June 30, 1886
  • 1887 - October 3 – Florida A&M University opens its doors in Tallahassee, Florida.

    www.wikipedia.org
    October 3, 1887
  • February 13, 1899 - The mercury dipped to -2 degrees at Tallahassee, the coldest reading of record for the state of Florida.

    WeatherForYou.com
  • 1906
    Tallahassee, a banking city, capital of the state of Florida, and seat of justice of Leon co., on the Georgia, Florida and Alabama and other... Read MORE...

  • News  1956 - THUNDERCLOUD CAUSED TYNDALL JETS TO COLLIDE. CAPT. WILLERFORD'S BODY FOUND IN PLANE WRECKAGE.
    Tallahassee, Fla., Sept. 25 (AP) - The death toll in the crash of two jet planes being evacuated from the path of Hurricane Flossy rose to five today ... Read MORE...

  • February 12, 1958 - Snow blanketed northern Florida, with Tallahassee reporting a record 2.8 inches.

    The Weather Channel
  • 1970 - November 25 - The temperature at Tallahassee, FL, dipped to 13 degrees, following a high of 40 degrees the previous day.

    The Weather Channel

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