Carved out of Calhoun County on June 6, 1925, Gulf County is one of Florida’s youngest counties. The county seat, Port St. Joe, was founded in 1913, and construction of the St. Joe Paper Company’s plant in 1937 revitalized the area. The popular fishing site Wewahitchka was the county seat until voters elected to relocate it to Port St. Joe in 1964. Until recently, Port St. Joe was a typical compan...
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (May 14, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.3 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 2586249
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Awesome book! I keep buying these as gifts. Only one mistake...the male cheerleader on page 123 is not Bruce Parker...it's his brother Donald Parker. I know this because I am his son. I would love for this to be corrected in the next printing....
hored by the paper mill headquarters. The town is near St. Joseph, where Florida’s first constitution was drafted in 1838, and which was later destroyed by yellow fever and hurricane surge. Today Gulf County is a thriving, growing area of industrial and recreational resources with nostalgic reminders of a glorious past and a promising future. Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka remain away from the hustle and bustle of large cities.