Jackson Trail proves to be interesting piece of history

Andrew Jackson is forever linked to Florida. The former President of the United States played a vital role in setting the stage for the sale of the state to America.

His march with 1,200 troops through Northwest Florida on the way to St. Augustine, a journey that includes a trail that runs through the Blackwater Forest and is now known as the Jackson Red Ground Trail, helped spark the eventual purchase of Florida from the Spanish.

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