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By Edward A. Mueller

within the early days of the 19th century, water used to be an important capacity for transporting either items and folks all through this burgeoning kingdom, and the country of Florida was once no exception. when you consider that Florida has ocean entry at the east, west, and south, and various waterways that serve the internal, the state’s improvement has been tremendously inspired via the rivers that wind via its attractive and sundry panorama. the folks and vessels that traveled those waters have been a vital part of the region’s economic climate and participated within the frequently romanticized steamboat period. Of all Florida’s average waterways, the St. Johns River was once maybe the easiest fitted to steamboat use, and the Ocklawaha River used to be certainly one of its major tributaries. those worthwhile river routes inspired the expansion and prosperity of such Florida cities as Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Fernandina, and Palatka, and vacationer points of interest reminiscent of Silver Springs.

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