The Great Florida Semile Trail is the first comprehensive illustrated guide to Florida s historic and cultural sites that directly relate to the Semile Indians, covering Semile history from when they first migrated into the state in the 1700s to the tragic Semile wars to contemporary Semile culture. The guide covers all parts of the state that can be visited today, including the old Negro Fort site in the Panhandle, the Alachua Savannah near Gainesville, the Dade Battlefield in Bushnell, the Smallwood Store in the Ten Thousand Islands, Indian Key in the Florida Keys, and the destroyed sugar plantations near St. Augustine.
Doug Alderson has written nine books about Florida topics, including Ghost Orchid Ghost for Pineapple Press. A former associate editor of Florida Wildlife magazine, he won a national writing award for a series of articles about the Everglades. He appears frequently at book and history events around the state. His website, www.dougalderson.net, promotes his books and public appearances.