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History of Tallahassee, Florida

Florida's Capitol Building, 1929

Florida's Capitol Building, 1929

Tallahassee, Florida
Sunday, March 16, 2014

C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles take American History TV on the road. We featured the history of Tallahassee, Florida over the weekend of March 15-17. 

Hosted by our Comcast cable partners, we visited the Florida Historic Capitol Museum, the Southeast Archaeolgical Center, the Mission San Luis and the State Archives of Florida. We also explored the life of civic leader and emancipated slave John G. Riley and learned about the the 2000 Presidential election recount.  

Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:08am (ET)

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