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County Historical Marker
of sign - 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida
taken- January 2008
courtesy of Jimmy Wayne
for Benjamin Franklin, the county was created in 1832. Apalachicola,
the county seat, which dates back to the times of the
Indians, was an important center for cotton trade. The county is noted
for agriculture, timber, livestock and sea foods.
County men of note include Joseph White, territorial delegate to
Congress; McQueen McIntosh, fiery secessionist; Dr.
Corrie, inventor of artificial refrigeration; Alvin Wentworth Chapman,
botanist; and Cosam Emir Bartlett, editor.
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