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Gainesville, Florida, USA

Gainesville, Alachua, Florida, USA

The Fred Bear Museum in Gainesville is a tribute to the accomplishments of Fred Bear a promoter of proper wildlife management and the founder of Bear Archery Company.

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  • News 1884 - Varnum House Fire
    JACKSONVILLE, FLA., May 3. - The Times-Union Gainesville special says: A fire starting in the Varnum House spread thence across the entire square...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Gainesville
    Gainesville, a post-village, capital of Alachua co., Fla., 70 miles by rail S.W. of Jacksonville, and 57 miles N.E. of Cedar Keys. It has 8 churches, ...Read MORE...


  • Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Federal Building and Post Office.
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  • Gainesville, Florida, USA
    The White House
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  • 1916
    Gainesville, a banking city, capital of Alachua co., Fla., 70 miles SW. of Jacksonville, on the Gainesville and Gulf and other railroads. It has...Read MORE...


  • Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Hotel Thomas
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  • 1958 - November 10 - WUFT TV channel 5 in Gainesville, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

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  • News 1964 - 10 DIE IN GAINESVILLE AIR CRASH, SOUTH CENTRAL LINE.
    Gainesville (AP) - A South Central Airline twin-engine passenger plane burst into flames immediately after takeoff today, killing at least ten...Read MORE...




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Federal Building and Post Office.
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The White House
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Hotel Thomas
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History, News and Stories of Gainesville, Florida, USA

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  • News  1884 - Varnum House Fire
    JACKSONVILLE, FLA., May 3. - The Times-Union Gainesville special says: A fire starting in the Varnum House spread thence across the entire square... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Gainesville
    Gainesville, a post-village, capital of Alachua co., Fla., 70 miles by rail S.W. of Jacksonville, and 57 miles N.E. of Cedar Keys. It has 8 churches, ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Gainesville, a banking city, capital of Alachua co., Fla., 70 miles SW. of Jacksonville, on the Gainesville and Gulf and other railroads. It has... Read MORE...

  • 1958 - November 10 - WUFT TV channel 5 in Gainesville, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

    historyorb.com
  • News  1964 - 10 DIE IN GAINESVILLE AIR CRASH, SOUTH CENTRAL LINE.
    Gainesville (AP) - A South Central Airline twin-engine passenger plane burst into flames immediately after takeoff today, killing at least ten... Read MORE...

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