The Wakulla Volcano Archive


The Mystery of the Wakulla Volcano

Historical Sources

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The New York Times
(June 20, 1880)
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*UPDATED* Excerpts from "A Tallahassee Girl"
Maurice Thompson (1881)
Excerpt #1 - Page 93
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Excerpt #2 - Pages 205-206
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Excerpt #3 - Pages 303-307
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Excerpt #4 - Pages 315-316
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*NEW* Excerpt from "ON THE GULF COAST"
Lippincott's Magazine
(March, 1882)
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*UPDATED* 'The "Florida Volcano"'
(September 24, 1883)
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The New Orleans Daily Picayune
November 9, 1883, Friday Morning
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*UPDATED* From "Handbook of Florida"
C. L. Norton (1892)
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*Paywalled* "Solution of the Wakulla Volcano"
The Chicago Daily Tribune, July 17, 1893

*UPDATED* Letter from W. T. Cash to Herman Gunter
(November 1, 1934)
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*UPDATED* William Wyatt's Speech
(April 11, 1935)
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*NEW* "Ever Heard The Tale Of The 'Volcano' In Wakulla County?"
Tallahassee Democrat
(September 9, 1956)
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*NEW* "Was There A Real 'Volcano' In Wakulla?
Or Was It In Jefferson? And What Was It?"
Tallahassee Democrat
(September 16, 1956)
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*NEW* "Expedition Searches For Lost 'Volcano'"
Tallahassee Democrat
(September 29, 1956)
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*NEW* "Expedition Fails To Find 'Volcano'"
Tallahassee Democrat
(September 30, 1956)
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*NEW* "The Wakulla Volcano - A Major Mystery"
Tallahassee Democrat "Vista"
(March 15, 1964)
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The Magnolia Monthly
(April, 1967)
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*NEW* Excerpt from Dream State
Diane Roberts (2006)
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