Bulow Gold - a tale of old Florida The discovery of a lost journal of Aunty Mary a slave housekeeper to the Bulow famil of Sourth Carolina and Florida will take you to a new, well researched tale of the building and destruction of a great plantation. The courage and planning of Wilhelm Bulow is carried onward by his son John Joachim Bulow as the great works of Bulowville appear. These exist now in the Bulow Plantation Ruins State Park in Flagler County Florida.
Author William P. Ryan combines carefully researched facts with the voice of Aunty Mary who will tell of a great treasure and Florida historical events from 1812 to the Civil War. This historical fiction combines the building of a great plantation, the life of the slaves, Indian Wars and adventures in Colonial Florida.
New untold family legends are combined to explain many of the mysteries that exist in the Bulow plantation remains. The Aunty Mary journal draws upon existing original documents, studies and research of the Florida Plantation era until it was destroyed in the Seminole War beginning Christmas eve of 1835. Author William Ryan calls this factual historic fiction relating what he believes actually happned.
The mysterious death of young Bulow in St. Augustine is revealed for the first time in any publication. This and many other exciting stories will take you into the days of early Florida guided by Aunty Mary and her young ancestor Lizzie.
The Author brings characters alive in a first person style. He is a Director of the Flagler County Historical Society and is noted for his research into the Old Kings Road, the Colonial Era British roadway into Florida. His series of books include The Search for Old Kings Road I am Grey Eyes a story of old Florida Osceola his capture and Seminole legends Floridas Door to Time All offered on Amazon Kindle books