Palmetto Pioneers: The Emigrants
Mary Adeline Walker, a South Carolinian low-country cattleman’s daughter, follows her family and heart into the wilds of territorial Florida, where she faces an Indian war and Florida’s brutal environs. In frontier Florida, the enemy is nature and man, and the ordinary must become extraordinary—or perish.
This compelling story narrates her self-discovery and Florida’s struggle to become a state, where people like the Walkers faced its challenges and used their tenacity to change their own lives and their state’s future.
The thoroughly researched, narrative non-fiction book describes the birth of a state—how both Mary and Florida found their way.More info →