We have probably already addressed this information somewhere on this website but thought we would update it a little and give an accounting of what we have found for our fellow historians and researchers out there. This really doesn’t have much to do with the history of the Blanche Hotel but it does shed a […]
Information about historical documents we have used in our research.
We are going to have to postpone the personal interviews for at least a week or two. Although I haven’t gotten any responses yet from anyone volunteering to go first we need time to get approval from the head librarian before we can set up an Event on the Facebook page. Once we do get […]
Thanks to the friendly people on the Facebook group, “You Know You’re From Lake City When”, who added a very informative document from the University of Florida Historical Documents website all in one file. The report was created in 1976-77 and much of what was put into the Historical Building Application with the Department of […]
We have a few more tidbits and articles in the 1902 editions of both newspapers and couple of out-of-town references to the Hotel in articles written about the great Florida State Fair that happened the second week in November. I wonder if that is where Columbia County got their current Fair Grounds from? The townspeople […]
As we stated earlier we have made it through only 2 years worth of old newspapers and have found a few facts to add to our timeline as well as some other interesting information and some downright dull references here and there. It looks like the papers had someone sitting downtown just making note of […]