One my favorite naturalists, John Muir, spent time here in Florida -- actually, several months in 1867. He arrived at Cedar Key in October, seven weeks after setting out from Indiana on a "thousand-mile walk to the Gulf."
If you're in Cedar Key, you can go by John Muir historical marker. More here.
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