Signed into Statehood on March 3, 1845

 FLORIDA

27th State

Capital: Tallahassee

 

PLACES TO SEE:

  • Miami

  • Tampa

  • Orlando

  • Key West

  • Everglades

  • Walt Disney World

  • Sea World

  • Universal Studios

  • Palm Beach

  • Busch Gardens

  • Vizcaya Museum

 

 

 

Named for Pascua Florida by Ponce de Leon on Easter 1513. Florida means "Flowery Easter" and is nicknamed The Sunshine State. Florida is bordered by Georgia and Alabama to the north; The Gulf of Mexico to the west; The Atlantic Ocean to the east and to the south. 

Florida's highest point is Britton Hill at 345 feet, the 50th highest in the United States. The lowest point is on the Atlantic & Gulf coasts at sea level.

NOTE: I HAVE BEEN TO ORLANDO, AND HAVE VISITED WALT DISNEY WORLD, SEA WORLD AND UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, MIAMI, DAYTONA BEACH, VIZCAYA MUSEUM AND COCOA BEACH.

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Last Updated on 08/07/2008 by Floridawn Designs