1. The banks of the Apalachicola. Andrew Jackson's invasion came through here, terrorizing Indians and sparking an international incident.
2. Fort Gadsen, previously known as the Negro Fort.
3. The courtyard of the Negro Fort, where the deadly "hotshot" landed on July 27, 1816
4. Looking north from the Fort up the Apalachicola.
5. The moat - dug in 1814 by British soldiers- on the Fort's north side.
6. "On the Frontier of a Dying Empire". Nice exhibit at Fort Gadsen.
7. Peer through thin windows to see scale model of Negro Fort.
8. Looking south from the Fort. This is the escape route used by Kundiata and Uncle Cuffy.
9. The dock at Apalachicola (Cottonton) wasn't nearly as large when Paul Turtle visited.
10. The St. Mark's Fort was the last stop on Jackson's invasion. The Fort was closed due to budget cuts the day The Author visited.
11. The Santa Fe River (just after it emerges from a cave).
12. The Author kayaks the Santa Fe River, setting for a chase scene in the book.
13. The Author gets lost trying to find the confluence of the Santa Fe and Suwannee; stumbles into armadillo hideout.
14. Trail leading to Dade Battlefield. The smell of turpentine, sounds of woodpeckers and shafts of light haven't changed much since December 28, 1835
15. The spot where Dade fell after being shot by Micanopy.
16. Scene of the initial attack.
17. The breastworks from which the remaining Americans fought their last stand.
18. A Seminole warrior in Dade Battlefield Museum.
19. A. U.S. Army soldier in Dade Battlefield Museum
20. Diorama in Dade Battlefield Museum depicting the ambush.
21. Map showing where the dead fell.
22. The battle occurred midway between Ft. Brooke (now Tampa) and Ft. King (now Ocala).
23. Weapons of war: a flintlock used by the Seminoles and sword used by the Americans.
24. The dock at Egmont Key from which thousands of Seminoles were deported.
25. The lighthouse at Egmont Key.
26. Gopher turtles thrive on Egmont Key.
27. The Egmont Key cemetery where several Seminoles are buried.
28. A holding cell on Egmont Key.
23. The excellent Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum.
24. Osceola Remembered at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki.
25. Diorama at Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki depicting stickball. Another diorama shows the Green Corn Dance.
26. Nature Trail Boardwalk at Ah-Tah-Thi Ki. Visit a Seminole camp.
27. Traditional herbs are identified along with their uses.
28. The Author almost loses an eye to a giant banana pod.
29. Seminole colors fly freely.
30. A dugout is being dug out.
31. From cypress to canoe.
32. The chickee where The Author spent the coldest night on record.
33. Chickee porch.
34. Chickee cot.
35. Airboats zip past the chickee.
36. Chickee Row at Billie Swamp Safari.
37. Check for snakes, check for panthers.
38. Swamp sunset.
39. Swamp sunrise.
40. Swamp wake-up call.
41. Mattecumbe Maze
42. Mangrove tunnel on Mattecumbe, where Paul Turtle and the Fugitives hid.
43. Trapped in the tunnel.
44. Moultrie Creek, where the Seminoles are duped and Paul Turtle finds love.
45. Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine.
46. Exterior view of escape window. Coacoochee, Juan Cavallo and 16 others climbed down and ran.
47. View of escape window from the San Pablo Bastion. Paul Turtle tossed a "sleepy bomb" onto the bastion to neutralize the sentry.
48. The dry moat and glacis where the escapees hid.
49. The Author crosses the Suwannee just as the sun sets on his excellent road trip.