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A Man For All Seasons, Sisco Deen Is Flagler County Veteran Of the Year

| November 10, 2017

Recognized at today’s county ceremony marking Veterans Day, Sisco Deen served two decades in various branches of the military, including during the Vietnam War, and is the long-time archivist of the Flagler County Historical Society.

Marking Centennial, Flager Reads Its History Together As Jack Clegg’s Legends Creak Again

| March 10, 2017

Flagler County Historical Society Curator Sisco Deen launched the annual Flagler Reads Together this month with a talk focused on Jack Clegg, author of the county’s only history to date.

Nearly Condemned, Old Courthouse in Bunnell Gavels Back to Life as Christian School

| August 21, 2015

First Baptist Christian Academy opened its doors today before throngs of celebrants marking the rejuvenation of the old county courthouse, now as a viable business in the heart of Bunnell.

70 Years Ago: Remembering 15 Flagler County GIs Who Took Part in the D-Day Landing in Normandy

| June 5, 2014

Of the over 400 individuals from this county who answered the call of duty in World War II, 15 Flagler Countians were on duty in England in June 1944, in preparation for the D-Day landing in Normandy. Here are their stories as culled by the Flagler Tribune at the time.

John Canakaris, Father of Flagler County Medicine and Humanitarian, Is Dead at 90

| December 4, 2012

Dr. John M. Canakaris since his arrival in Bunnell in 1950 founded the town’s first clinic, its first hospital, and, more recently, a free clinic for the uninsured, remaining a practicing physician throughout except for four brief retirement years from 1999 to 2003.

Sisco Deen on the Meaning of Veterans Day, Frank W. Buckles and Mackenzie’s Card

| November 11, 2011

In a moving tribute to veterans and Frank Buckles, the late, last World War I veteran, Sisco Deen, Flagler County’s archivist, reminds us why we must “always remember and honor those who have served and dedicated their lives to our country.”

Long Before the Potato Festival, Long Before Bunnell, Flagler Bred the Mighty Potato

| May 18, 2011

Ahead of this weekend’s Potato Festival in Bunnell, Sisco Deen, the archive curator for the Flagler County Historical Society, traces the history of the potato’s evolution in Flagler County going back to the 19th century.

From Flagler’s Washington Oaks, Fla. Audubon Launches Campaign to Save 53 State Parks

| February 7, 2011

Some 65 people gathered at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park Monday to kick-off the campaign to save endangered parks, including two in Flagler County, as Gov. Rick Scott was pledging to cut $5 billion from the budget.

From DuPont to ITT: A Century of Marketing Flagler County to Northern Chill Migrants

| January 2, 2011

Marketing Flagler County: Sisco Deen tells the story of the DuPont Land Co.’s — and other development companies’ — marketing schemes to get northerners to buy in Flagler County, long before ITT industrialized the process.

From Flagler County to Pearl Harbor: James Brazier Booe’s Story

| December 7, 2010

Flagler’s own Chief Petty Officer James Brazier Booe, son of former Flagler County Superintendent Zeb E. and Ida Coffing Booe, was among the 3,500 Americans killed or wounded at Pearl Harbor. Here’s his story.

Holden House and the Old Courthouse: A Grateful Historical Society and an Update

| October 19, 2010

Flagler County Historical Society President Mary Ann Clark thanks the county commission for the $23,400 renovation, and Sisco Deen relates the latest fixings.

So Long, Sadie Strickland: Bunnell Centenarian Was Told Flagler Would Devour Her in 1927

| September 12, 2010

Sadie Strickland died on Sept. 10. She was almost 101. Her neighbors thought she and her husband would run back to Georgia in 1927. The neighbors were wrong.

Bunnell’s Audrey Montine Barber McKnight, 1917-2010

| May 12, 2010

A letter from Sisco Deen, curator of the Flagler County Historical Society, on the death on May 11 of Bunnell pionneer Audrey Montine Barber McKnight.

Happy Birthday, Sisco Deen

| April 18, 2010

Sisco Deen, the living memory drive of Flagler County and its archive curator, turns 70 today.

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