The Naples Area Waterfront – Changes in Time tells of the incredible coastal transformation of the Naples area. It includes rare antique maps, clear overlay pages showing today's communities against aerial photographs from earlier years, and local history with stories of bootlegging.
The Map on the Cover:
The First Known, Separate, Map of Florida “1591”
“Theodor de Bry: Floridae Americae Provinciae”, engraved map, 18 x 14 in. (450 x 370 mm), Frankfurt, 1591.
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Introduction by Todd T. Turrell
Forward by Miles L. “Rocky” Scofield
Chapter 1 Geologic and Ancient History
Chapter 2 Maps of Early Explorers on our Coast
Chapter 3 The Waterfront Pioneers – Settlement along the coast and early development
Chapter 4 Historical Florida Maps Highlighting the Naples Area
Chapter 5 Commercial Fishing and Boat Building
Chapter 6 Bootlegging, Moonshine, and Dope
Chapter 7 Modern Development - Waterfront Communities Rise From the Swamp
Chapter 8 Preservation Efforts
Chapter 9 Today’s Waterfront Communities Overlaid on
1952 Pre-development Aerial Photographs
Chapter 10 A Timeline of Man on Our Coast
References and Further Reading