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Uncover the fascinating and informative history of commercial fishing in Cedar Key and the local coastline at this one-of-a-kind event featuring Jerry Beckham, Hal Hodges, and Mike Davis - three generations of professional watermen who know these waters better than anyone. This video shares engaging stories and historical insights into how nature's bounty has sustained the Commercial Fishing Industry; until the 1995 state-wide net ban brought the end to that historic era! Hear how families livelihoods were affected by such extensive changes all along the Florida Gulf Coast!
German U-boats sank 56 Allied ships in the Gulf of Mexico during WWII. Of these, 28 were oil tankers, 22 were freighters, one was a passenger liner, and one was a fishing vessel. Cedar Key was essential in protecting against this campaign by serving as an air and sea rescue base auxiliary field. Enjoy historic audio of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Marine Band and Winston Churchill.
Capturing roof tops and scenery in and around Cedar Key and the changes over time through photo video. Set to the song Tin Roof Shanties by Bertie Higgins. Photo videos capture rooftops and more scene of Cedar Key from years ago to today.See the transformation that comes with the passage of time.
Mr. Herman Wells is a respected, living legend in Cedar Key! Watch this video and you will learn why!
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