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Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee Strangers: The Transformation of Florida

by Foster Jr., John T. and Foster, Sarah Whitmer
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Issue: Fall 1999
ISBN: 0813016460

The arrival of prominent Yankees -- including Harriet Beecher Stowe and her brother, Charles Beecher -- during Reconstruction brought far-reaching education and social reforms to Florida, foreshadowing the 20th century influx of Northern tourists and retirees.

review of Beechers, Stowes, and Yankee Strangers: The Transformation of Florida, by Foster Jr., John T., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 1999).