The Feather Wars http://wlrn.org en Everglades Violent Past Remembered http://wlrn.org/post/everglades-violent-past-remembered <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>In the&nbsp;late 1800's, the&nbsp;Everglades&nbsp;was a place for Native Americans, newly-freed slaves, naturalists, poachers, settlers and expansionists.</p><p>But by the end of the century, a massive influx of settlers were flocking to the Everglades for one thing: &nbsp;to kill birds for their feathers.</p><p>It has been said that Marie Antoinette started the trend of using plumes to adorn her royal head - before she lost hers.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 11:00:47 +0000 Patricia Sagastume 5873 at http://wlrn.org Everglades Violent Past Remembered