Florida became the 27th US state 176 years ago today, in 1845. Like most “new-world” territories, regrettably, it had a troubled and bloody beginning. Today, it is the country’s 3rd largest state by population (21 million), and received 6 times as many domestic and international visitors in 2019 – 131 million!.
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