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Florida's incredible transformation from swampland to holiday paradise

Love Exploring Logo By Frances Carruthers of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 32: Every year, visitors flock to Florida in their droves, eager to experience the famous Walt Disney World Resort, glistening beaches and unbelievable amusement parks for themselves. Yet the southern state hasn’t always been this way – in fact, a mere century ago it was a vastly different place. Click to reveal its fascinating and tumultuous past…

The Sunshine State’s rags-to-riches story

Every year, visitors flock to Florida in their droves, eager to experience the famous Walt Disney World Resort, glistening beaches and unbelievable amusement parks for themselves. Yet the southern state hasn’t always been this way – in fact, a mere century ago it was a vastly different place. Click to reveal its fascinating and tumultuous past…
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