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Brighton, Florida: Ghost town that was almost a county seat

“Here will soon be one of the busiest and most populous towns in Florida,” insisted one October 1925 announcement. Another advertisement boldly proclaimed the new Highlands County settlement would “become the trading center of the greatest and most profitable truck-farming, poultry-raising and dairying section in the South.”




Tales about Florida’s past and how it relates to our present.

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Jason Byrne

Jason Byrne

CTO @ Echelon Fitness. Founder of MileSplit. Entrepreneur, technology executive, historian, writer, Christian, family man, and track & field fan.

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