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Most of the articles below are from the 1920s and deal with the real estate speculation which seemed to reach a peak in 1925. Other articles are about Okeechobee City and Okeechobee County, in general, during the 1910s and 1920s.  All articles were found using Google's newspaper archive search.

ArticleDatePaperDescription
Article1910-12-08Miami Daily MetropolisFlagler to build railroad to Okeechobee
Article1912-08-09Miami Daily MetropolisF E C Development to create new county, Everglades County, which actually turned out to be Okeechobee County
Article1914-03-27Miami MetropolisOkeechobee Country (not county) to be famous
Article1915-08-28Miami NewsFree Lot for a Name in Okeechobee city
Article1915-11-16Miami MetropolisPark of the Palms subdivision in the new city of Okeechobee
Article1916-11-21Palm Beach PostLand in Okeechobee area for sale by the Trustees of the Internal Improvement Fund of the State of Florida
Article1917-01-23Palm Beach PostCapt. Bass establishes boat service on Lake Okeechobee
Article1917-02-17Miami News3,274 acres for sale along the northeast shore of Lake Okeechobee at $40/acre
Article1918-08-09Tropical SunOkeechobee County votes to be a dry county
Article1918-12-01Palm Beach PostOkeechobee celebrates Thanksgiving Day 1918
Article1919-01-07Palm Beach PostEarly Okeechobee Company ad before it was purchased by William J Conners
Article1921-07-06Miami NewsSheriff Collins of Okeechobee captures 82 stills in two years
Article1923-04-26Miami Daily MetropolisConnors Highway from West Palm to Okeechobee City
Article1924-07-03Miami NewsOkeechobee Company's ad: Wonder City in the making
Article1925-01-25Palm Beach Post20,000 acres sells for $500,000 in Okeechobee
Article1925-01-28Palm Beach PostOkeechobee acreage prices in January of 1925
Article1925-01-28Palm Beach PostOkeechobee Company's ad promoting Okeechobee City
Article1925-01-28Palm Beach PostRealty man speaks on Okeechobee lands
Article1925-02-13Palm Beach PostExchange Club guest of Okeechobee City
Article1925-02-13Palm Beach PostOkeechobee Company's ad promoting Okeechobee City: 1,500 lots and 15,000 acres to select from
Article1925-03-06Palm Beach PostSunset Park ad: Free bus leaves for Okeechobee:
Article1925-03-10Palm Beach PostSunset Park ad: watch the stride of Sunset Park
Article1925-03-17Palm Beach PostRoy Price Realty ad: Florida's Chicago
Article1925-03-30Palm Beach PostWanted experienced salespeople for latest Okeechobee development Virginia Park
Article1925-04-03Miami NewsVirginia Park of the Okeechobee Estates where values are already going up in magic fashion
Article1925-04-05Palm Beach PostMiami realty men buy in Okeechobee
Article1925-04-27Palm Beach PostOkeechobee City sells bonds
Article1925-04-27Miami NewsLake Okeechobee Acreage
Article1925-05-23Palm Beach PostAd for Sunset Park in Okeechobee
Article1925-05-28Palm Beach PostMaterial ordered for the start of the new Southland Hotel in Okeechobee
Article1925-06-02Miami NewsOkeechobee Heights northwest of the city
Article1925-06-06Palm Beach PostA city of unwavering opportunity: Full page ad for Okeechobee Shores, June 6, 1925
Article1925-06-07Palm Beach PostOkeechobee acreage for sale by the section
Article1925-06-07Palm Beach PostMen who mean business: Full page ad for Okeechobee Shores, June 7, 1925
Article1925-06-21Palm Beach PostAd announcing the Northwest and Southwest additions to Okeechobee City
Article1925-06-21Palm Beach PostOkeechobee Manors will not be long on the market
Article1925-07-07Miami NewsAd for Okeechobee Riverside Park within the city limits
Article1925-07-08Miami NewsGotham Realty doubles holdings in Okeechobee and Osceola Counties
Article1925-07-17Miami NewsAcreage Prices in July of 1925 in Okeechobee area
Article1925-07-23St Petersburg TimesGreat building program planned for Okeechobee
Article1925-07-27St Petersburg TimesOkeechobee developer quoted
Article1925-07-30Palm Beach PostYonder Lies Your Future: Full page ad for the Okeechobee Country Club District - July 30, 1925
Article1925-08-02Palm Beach Post1,280 Acres five miles from Okeechobee City in August 1925
Article1925-08-02Palm Beach PostLast Call: Full page ad for the Okeechobee Country Club District - August 2, 1925
Article1925-08-02Palm Beach PostSalespeople wanted for Okeechobee Shores
Article1925-08-04Palm Beach PostLocation and Improvements: Full page ad for Okeechobee Shores, August 4, 1925
Article1925-08-07Palm Beach PostLast Call second version: Full page ad for the Okeechobee Country Club District - August 7, 1925
Article1925-08-07Palm Beach PostThis is your investment opportunity: Full page ad for Okeechobee Shores, August 7, 1925
Article1925-08-08Palm Beach PostGoing Up: Full page ad for the Okeechobee Country Club District - August 8, 1925
Article1925-08-10Palm Beach PostFailure to invest in Okeechobee is a serious mistake: Full page ad for the Okeechobee Country Club District - August 10, 1925
Article1925-08-14Palm Beach PostThe Chicago of Florida: Full page ad for the Okeechobee Country Club District - August 14, 1925
Article1925-08-20Palm Beach PostThink this over: Full page ad for Okeechobee Shores, August 20,1925
Article1925-08-21Palm Beach PostGoing - Going, Gone: Full page ad for the Okeechobee Country Club District - August 21, 1925
Article1925-08-29Palm Beach PostDevelopments are in full swing: Full page ad for Okeechobee Shores, August 29, 1925
Article1925-09-06Palm Beach PostFlorida's New Magic city: Full page ad for the Okeechobee Country Club District - September 6, 1925
Article1925-09-13Miami NewsProcrastination is the thief of all profits - Okeechobee Terrace is breaking all sales records
Article1925-09-13Miami NewsRailroads Plus Farms: Full page ad for the Okeechobee Country Club District - September 13 1925
Article1925-09-18Palm Beach PostHub of Florida: Full page ad for the Okeechobee Country Club District - September 18, 1925
Article1925-09-20Miami NewsSale of Albert's Hotel in Okeechobee
Article1925-09-21Palm Beach PostProphets and Profits: Full page ad for the Okeechobee Country Club District - September 21, 1925
Article1925-09-21Palm Beach PostSunset Park story: Okeechobee subdivision is showing great expectations
Article1925-09-24Palm Beach PostOkeechobee City lots for sale with some high prices
Article1925-09-24Palm Beach PostIndian Love Call: Full page ad for the Okeechobee Country Club District - September 24, 1925
Article1925-09-30Palm Beach PostPrices go up October 1: Ad for Okeechobee Country Club District , September 30, 1925
Article1925-10-21Palm Beach Post111 lots for sale in Okeechobee
Article1925-11-13Miami NewsYou can buy a home site: Full page ad for Okeechobee Shores, November 11, 1925
Article1925-11-26Palm Beach PostNew owner for the Southland Hotel
Article1925-11-29Palm Beach Post1,000 Acres boarding town of Okeechobee. A bargain at $350/acre
Article1926-12-21Miami NewsBank of Okeechobee officer indicted as bank fails
Article1926-12-21Sarasota HeraldBank of Okeechobee officer indicted as bank fails - more details
Article1926-12-29Sarasota Herald10,000 Acres of land In Okeechobee District Are Bought By New Settlers
Article1928-08-10Miami NewsStorm isolates Okeechobee City
Article1928-09-26Evening IndependentOkeechobee committee visits St Petersburg to ask for hurricane assistance
Article1928-12-05Sarasota HeraldReal estate men sentenced in the Okeechobee Shores fraud
Article1929-04-19Palm Beach PostGazley-Collins wedding in Okeechobee
Article1929-06-01Palm Beach PostOkeechobee school alumni organizing
Article1929-06-14Palm Beach IndependentFlorida State Banks with mention of Okeechobee
Article1929-11-03St Petersburg TimesOkeechobee Commissioners charged with malpractice in office
Article1929-12-10Palm Beach PostOposition to reopening of bank
Article1930-10-19Sarasota HeraldFlorida sheriff held in liquor violations
Article1931-05-14Palm Beach PostSheriff Collins and others on trial in liquor case
Article1931-11-13Palm Beach PostOkeechobee sheriff sentenced to six years
Article1933-07-10Miami NewsPogy Bill plans new bid for office