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Starch Making: A Pioneer Florida Industry

cially in the manufacture of starch from coontie. The industry was spread over the southeastern part of the state wherever the coontie plant thrived, but activity centered in the section now known as Greater Miami, where the coontie flourished underneath the pines and in flat open fields. Today coontie is a tradition and the eight manufacturers of 1870 are but names in a record, interesting as ...

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The Hurst Nursing Home, 1 Mill Road, Worthing, West

02/03/2020  The Hurst Nursing Home is located in the west Tarring district of Worthing on the A259 Mill Road. The site is easily accessible by Rail and local Bus Routes also. Visiting

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South Florida's First Industry

Manufacturing starch from the coontie root is probably the earliest known industry in Dade County. The Indians are credited with the discovery that starch could be extracted from these roots which once grew so abundantly on South Florida's high pine land. However, it has been established that white settlers engaged in this industry some time prior to 1840. The coontie root, a species of Zamia ...

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Albert Baxter Hurst (1871-1954) - Find A Grave Memorial

Hurst also started a starch factory which he ran until 1923, when the operation moved to Kendall. His starch product, known as Coontie, was edible. He was a member of the Pioneers Club of Miami and the Little River Men's Association. The shuffleboard courts at Little River were named after Hurst. He was a member of the Miami Shores Community Church. He is survived by his daughter May of Miami ...

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Life on the Southeast Florida Frontier - Miami History Blog

Figure 3: Coontie Starch Mill in South Dade. Early families employed makeshift mills to process the root of a cycad plant found in large quantities and which Native Americans in the area called coontie or comptie. The plant yielded, with processing, a starch used in stews, biscuits and breads and represented the area’s chief cash crop, with much of the product shipped to market. Venison and ...

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Workers at the A. B. Hurst starch plant Sunshine State ...

Workers at the A. B. Hurst starch plant. Image. View Full Item. Description. The starch factory was located at NE 2nd Avenue 103rd Street (Funding) This project has been funded under the provisions of the Library Cooperative Grant program, administered by the Florida Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services. Partner Sunshine State Digital Network. Contributing ...

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The Hurstings (ref 29383) in Bridgnorth, Shropshire ...

This stunning detached holiday lodge is located in a superb position, on the same site as the largest waterwheel powering a corn mill, still working in England today and virtually unaltered since the 18th century - still in ownership of the same family for over 250 years. Set in the idyllic Shropshire countryside, deep in a wooded valley, crossed by the 19th-century viaduct, this is one of ...

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Coontie - Wild South Florida

It takes 100 pounds of coontie root to make 10 pounds of starch. It doesn't take much imagination to see what that scale of production did to the coontie population. And along with it, the atala butterfly. Now combine the oversized coontie harvest with habitat loss as Florida became more and more developed and less and less pinelands and hammocks. Coontie nearly vanished, and the atala for ...

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zamia integrifolia starch

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History of Coconut Grove Flashcards Quizlet

Start studying History of Coconut Grove. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

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Lemon City vs. Little Haiti: Developers, Historians, and ...

26/07/2016  The Hurst Starch Mill used native Florida coontie roots to make arrowroot starch, which was sold to national baking companies. When the mill opened in 1910, most of the workers were black ...

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Spring Garden (Miami) - Wikipedia

The area was first settled in the early 1840s when William English established a coontie starch mill in the area in the 1840s. By the 1850s, William Wagner and a business partner reestablished a coontie mill on a Miami River tributary which would be named after Wagner. A freshwater spring was found on the tributary in the area, which caused Henry Flagler to build the private Miami Water ...

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The Wagner Homestead Hidden History Miami

For decades they ran a steam powered Coontie Starch Mill and they ... Shortly afterwards, during the Civil War, they were unable to sell their Coontie Starch due to a Naval Blockade which prevented the pioneers shipping their product to market. Consequently they lived a subsistence existence during the war. Their daughter Rose recalled that during this time a bad storm completely wiped out ...

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Spring Garden Historic District

It is likely that the first structure in today’s Spring Garden was a coontie starch mill built on Wagner Creek by William English in the late 1840’s. William Wagner and a Captain Sinclair also built a steam-powered coontie mill on Wagner Creek in the late 1850’s, perhaps on the same site of English’s earlier mill. The area’s first known house was located at Penniman Spring, near ...

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John Adams, Part I; photo, coontie... - A Tropical ...

John Adams, Part I; photo, coontie starch mill model, floridamemory. Adams, John - Biscayne Bay, Miami River. Brother of Nicholas and Poline. Born about 1823 in Prussia (Germany), sometime in the...

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Coontie - Wild South Florida

It takes 100 pounds of coontie root to make 10 pounds of starch. It doesn't take much imagination to see what that scale of production did to the coontie population. And along with it, the atala butterfly. Now combine the oversized coontie harvest with habitat loss as Florida became more and more developed and less and less pinelands and hammocks. Coontie nearly vanished, and the atala for ...

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HOW TO MAKE BEAUTY PRODUCTS AT HOME - BEAUTY

But Coontie starch was not as successful as the pioneers thought, and the mill was abandoned several years later. The water sluice was filled in and paved over and was not rediscovered until archaeologists excavated it in 1972. Cootie is sporadic in pinelands and hammocks throughout nearly all peninsular Florida and the Keys. In an effort to preserve the Atala, the Coontie is being used ...

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Cycads - Richard Lyons Nursery, Inc.

15/09/2012  In 1919 the largest coontie mill relocated from along the New River in Ft. Lauderdale to Kendall in Dade County, specifically the southwest corner of U.S. 1 and South Kendall Dr., the present-day SW 104th St. One of the mill’s customers was Nabisco. But by 1925 the last commercial starch mill closed its doors. There were two reasons for the rapid rise and descent of the industry: Zamia ...

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Miami Shores – Miami Historic Homes

By the early 1900s, the area encompassing today’s Miami Shores Village was occupied by a starch (coontie) mill, a tomato packing plant, a saw mill, a pineapple plantation and a grapefruit grove. In 1924, the Shoreland Company purchased the Gordon Tract, Bay View Estates and other scattered acreage in order to create Miami Shores, “America’s Mediterranean.” In 1928, the New Miami Shores ...

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Search Results Sunshine State Digital Network

Coontie 2; Mills 2; Pioneers 2; Cycads 1; Starch 1; Starch industry 1; Date. Between Year and Year. Update. Location. Miami Shores 1; Contributing Institution . Florida International University Libraries 2; Miami Shores Village Archives at Brockway Memorial Library 2; Workers at the A. B. Hurst starch plant. The starch factory was located at NE 2nd Avenue 103rd Street (Funding) This project ...

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Lemon City vs. Little Haiti: Developers, Historians, and ...

26/07/2016  The Hurst Starch Mill used native Florida coontie roots to make arrowroot starch, which was sold to national baking companies. When the mill opened in 1910, most of the workers were black ...

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The Wagner Homestead Hidden History Miami

For decades they ran a steam powered Coontie Starch Mill and they ... Shortly afterwards, during the Civil War, they were unable to sell their Coontie Starch due to a Naval Blockade which prevented the pioneers shipping their product to market. Consequently they lived a subsistence existence during the war. Their daughter Rose recalled that during this time a bad storm completely wiped out ...

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John Adams, Part I; photo, coontie... - A Tropical ...

John Adams, Part I; photo, coontie starch mill model, floridamemory. Adams, John - Biscayne Bay, Miami River. Brother of Nicholas and Poline. Born about 1823 in Prussia (Germany), sometime in the...

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Spring Garden Historic District

It is likely that the first structure in today’s Spring Garden was a coontie starch mill built on Wagner Creek by William English in the late 1840’s. William Wagner and a Captain Sinclair also built a steam-powered coontie mill on Wagner Creek in the late 1850’s, perhaps on the same site of English’s earlier mill. The area’s first known house was located at Penniman Spring, near ...

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Florida Memory • Starch mill model given to historical group

A scale model of a coontie starch mill of the type used in South Florida prior to 1900 has been presented the Historical Association of Southern Florida by the First National Bank of Miami. The model is presented to Adam G. Adams, left president of the association, by Ralph W. Crum, president of the ...

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Comptie mill, ca. 1890.

Coontie (Zamia integrifolia) Everglades (Fla.)--Photographs. Notes Abstract: Charles Peacock's comptie mill in the pine woods near Coconut Grove. -- 1. no. x-51-1. -- 2. Comptie mill / Ralph Munroe. no. x-253-2 General Note: Nineteenth century settlers on the pine ridge on the eastern edge of the Everglades made starch from comptie roots, one of their few sources of income. Comptie is a kind ...

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Miami Shores – Miami Historic Homes

By the early 1900s, the area encompassing today’s Miami Shores Village was occupied by a starch (coontie) mill, a tomato packing plant, a saw mill, a pineapple plantation and a grapefruit grove. In 1924, the Shoreland Company purchased the Gordon Tract, Bay View Estates and other scattered acreage in order to create Miami Shores, “America’s Mediterranean.” In 1928, the New Miami Shores ...

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HOW TO MAKE BEAUTY PRODUCTS AT HOME - BEAUTY

But Coontie starch was not as successful as the pioneers thought, and the mill was abandoned several years later. The water sluice was filled in and paved over and was not rediscovered until archaeologists excavated it in 1972. Cootie is sporadic in pinelands and hammocks throughout nearly all peninsular Florida and the Keys. In an effort to preserve the Atala, the Coontie is being used ...

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History of Coconut Grove Flashcards Quizlet

Start studying History of Coconut Grove. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

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FREE RINGTONES TO A CELL. TO A CELL » ANDY GRIFFITH

Wild coonties’ demise began with starch: Long before Europeans arrived in Florida, Native Americans used coontie as a source of starch. Coontie, in fact, is a Seminole word that means “bread” or “white root” because the roots can be made into flour. From "The Forgotten Frontier: Florida Through the Lens of Ralph Middleton Munroe" by Arva Moore Parks: 'Behind the hammock land the pine ...

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Lemon City vs. Little Haiti: Developers, Historians, and ...

26/07/2016  The Hurst Starch Mill used native Florida coontie roots to make arrowroot starch, which was sold to national baking companies. When the mill opened in 1910, most of the workers were black ...

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Life on the Southeast Florida Frontier - Miami History Blog

Figure 3: Coontie Starch Mill in South Dade. Early families employed makeshift mills to process the root of a cycad plant found in large quantities and which Native Americans in the area called coontie or comptie. The plant yielded, with processing, a starch used in stews, biscuits and breads and represented the area’s chief cash crop, with much of the product shipped to market. Venison and ...

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Florida Memory • Starch mill model given to historical group

A scale model of a coontie starch mill of the type used in South Florida prior to 1900 has been presented the Historical Association of Southern Florida by the First National Bank of Miami. The model is presented to Adam G. Adams, left president of the association, by Ralph W. Crum, president of the ...

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The Wagner Homestead Hidden History Miami

For decades they ran a steam powered Coontie Starch Mill and they ... Shortly afterwards, during the Civil War, they were unable to sell their Coontie Starch due to a Naval Blockade which prevented the pioneers shipping their product to market. Consequently they lived a subsistence existence during the war. Their daughter Rose recalled that during this time a bad storm completely wiped out ...

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Fort Lauderdale History: Cooley Massacre of 1836

How to prepare coontie starch "Cooley was reported to be growing coontie (arrowroot), and he had a mill to make it into starch, the manufacture of which appears to have been the area's first industry. By 1835, coontie starch was bringing eight cents a pound in northern markets." - From the book "Checkered Sunshine" by Philip Weidling and August Burghard, c.1974 by Fort Lauderdale Historical ...

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Spring Garden Historic District

It is likely that the first structure in today’s Spring Garden was a coontie starch mill built on Wagner Creek by William English in the late 1840’s. William Wagner and a Captain Sinclair also built a steam-powered coontie mill on Wagner Creek in the late 1850’s, perhaps on the same site of English’s earlier mill. The area’s first known house was located at Penniman Spring, near ...

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HOW TO MAKE BEAUTY PRODUCTS AT HOME - BEAUTY

But Coontie starch was not as successful as the pioneers thought, and the mill was abandoned several years later. The water sluice was filled in and paved over and was not rediscovered until archaeologists excavated it in 1972. Cootie is sporadic in pinelands and hammocks throughout nearly all peninsular Florida and the Keys. In an effort to preserve the Atala, the Coontie is being used ...

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Richard Lyons Nursery, Inc. - Page 71 of 75 - Rare ...

In 1919 the largest coontie mill relocated from along the New River in Ft. Lauderdale to Kendall in Dade County, specifically the southwest corner of U.S. 1 and South Kendall Dr., the present-day SW 104th St. One of the mill’s customers was Nabisco. But by 1925 the last commercial starch mill closed its doors. There were two reasons for the rapid rise and descent of the industry: Zamia ...

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FREE RINGTONES TO A CELL. TO A CELL » ANDY GRIFFITH

Wild coonties’ demise began with starch: Long before Europeans arrived in Florida, Native Americans used coontie as a source of starch. Coontie, in fact, is a Seminole word that means “bread” or “white root” because the roots can be made into flour. From "The Forgotten Frontier: Florida Through the Lens of Ralph Middleton Munroe" by Arva Moore Parks: 'Behind the hammock land the pine ...

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Spring Garden, Miami - neighborhoods in miami .. Info A

Delaware Spring Garden Florida, the former name of DeLeon Springs Florida Spring Garden Miami a neighborhood in Miami Florida Spring Garden - John Leavell Miami

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