|Signed into Statehood on March 3, 1845||
PLACES TO SEE:
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.
Last Updated on 08/07/2008 by Floridawn Designs