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Updated: 01/16/2014 08:00:02AM

‘Florida Cracker History’ shares unique tales of Sunshine State

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JOURNAL PHOTO BY SHARON WEATHERHEAD


Highlands County Tax Assessor Raymond McIntyre dressed and acted the part of a turn-of-the-century Cracker cowboy.

JOURNAL PHOTO BY SHARON WEATHERHEAD


It was a packed house of more than 100 when “Florida Cracker History” was presented at the Circle Theatre in downtown Sebring.

JOURNAL PHOTO BY SHARON WEATHERHEAD


Raymond McIntyre with his saddle, bull whip and lariat ropes.

JOURNAL PHOTO BY SHARON WEATHERHEAD


Raymond McIntyre with his saddle, bull whip and lariat ropes.

By SHARON WEATHERHEAD

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The “Florida Cracker History” is the first of a planned series of programs where stories and events of historical interest are shared with the residents of Highlands County.

How many of us really know the interesting history of this great state? Judging by the turnout of about 100 interested people, a lot of us want to know. This event was held Saturday at the newly renovated Circle Theater in Downtown Sebring. Attendees were educated, entertained and totally immersed in the rich fabric of local history.

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