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LOWER EVERGLADES

SETTLEMENTS

Link to Poinciana map
 Poinciana

 


In the lower Everglades, homesteads and settlements grew on bays and navigable creeks. The Everglades' first white settlers lived in remote places, surrounded by wilderness. There, frontier men and women made a living through subsistence farming, hunting, fishing, trading posts, and charcoal making.

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Link to Chokoloskee photo
Link to Everglades City photo
 Chokoloskee  Everglades City

Indians Drainage Small Farms Royal Palm State Park
Exploration Flood Control Sugar Everglades National Park
Roads Endangered Species Lower Everglades Settlements Big Cypress National Preserve
Tourism Everglades Restoration Upper Everglades Settlements  

 

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