July 9, 2012 by Kéran Billaud · Comments Off
After spending time in over a dozen countries spread across four continents, my interest in world events has exploded into my need to write, explore and share news as a multimedia journalist/reporter. I'll be studying at UF for the next year and a half, practicing and reporting news from North Central Florida. This blog will provide news as well as chronicle my real progress - unlike a portfolio - with multimedia news. Click pic for bio.
On May 2, 1986, the house was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. As described on the Haile Homestead site: In 1854 Thomas Evans and Serena Chesnut Haile moved their family from Camden, South Carolina to Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida. It is there they established a 1500-acre Sea Island cotton plantation they named Kanapaha. Completed in 1856 by enslaved craftsmen, the 6,200 square foot homestead stands today as one of … [Read More...]