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REVISED SECOND EDITION History boring? Not for these folks! Nor will it be for you as you ramble through four centuries of adventure and turmoil they and their forebears endured. Come visit the quiet Historic St. Nicholas Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida and wander the acre of land that holds the stories of these American pioneers. Consider their often tragic interactions with neighbors, Native American tribes and African slaves. Follow both men and women who fought the wars, tended the injured and gave their last full measure. Watch them build modern professions, work the fertile land, steamboat a mighty river, and brave a sometimes violent ocean. Then look to your ancestors and ask what drove them out of their native lands or pulled them to these shores. How did they escape the perils of war, weather, disease, and other misfortunes so common to people in America in these times? Come read! Come see in these peoples lives just how lucky you are that your forebears miraculously survived the travails of centuries past to make your life both possible and secure.
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