Lake City Florida Timeline

Hopping Happenings of 1910

Lake City, the Hotel Blanche and the entire state of Florida was a happening and changing place in the year 1910. Not only are more locals buying cars, car tours and car parties are happening more frequently. The roads are being improved in the hopes of connecting more cities together and bring more people into […]

Lake City Florida Timeline

Highlights from 1908

Right now we are finishing up looking through the newspaper’s records from 1909. This is the last year that the Florida Index is available for viewing on the University of Florida Digital newspaper website. I don’t think they even have any more of the years available on microfilm but I will ask when I make […]

Researching Through History

Obstacles to Researching Old Places and Times

Obstacles to researching old places and times can be very challenging. My fellow writers and researchers trying to piece together activities that happened over 100 years again is a pain. I’m just happy I’m not trying to research something older. There are very few papers, pictures or even people around old enough to help out […]

Businesses in the Blanche Block Lake City Florida Timeline Researching Through History

News From 1903

Below are the highlights throughout the year that we thought you might find interesting. We have updated the Hotel Registry Book, the Blanche Employee roster and will create flyers that you can download for some of the notable parties that were held at the Blanche throughout the year. Dr. Goldstein, eye specialist from Kentucky will […]