Our History

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Many things have happened in Manatee County and throughout the state of Florida. This section contains some articles that make up the history of our county and the surrounding area.

This section currently has articles on the Bee Line Ferry, Cracker Cattle, and the Manatee Historic Courthouse. Watch for many more as this area is developed.

History Items

Bee Line Ferry

Bee Line Ferry

Postcard of the "Manatee" Bee Line Ferry read on

Cracker Cattle

Cracker Cattle

An essay on Cracker Cattle read on

Historic Courthouse

Historic Courthouse

An essay on the Historic Courthouse read on

Pioneer Life in Manatee County

Pioneer Life in Manatee County

Read about pioneer life in Manatee read on