Author Archives: Sally J. Ling

About Sally J. Ling

Fascinating but little known history is all around us. I write historical fiction and nonfiction about remarkable events in Florida's history. Please join me for a fascinating ride.

Run the Rum In

Run the Rum In was a fun book to write. It started with an obscure and somewhat humorous article tucked away in a file on Roads in the Boca Raton Historical Society. In the article a boat filled with illegal booze accidently … Continue reading

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Chattahoochee

OUT OF MIND, OUT OF SIGHT THE REVEALING HISTORY OF THE FLORIDA STATE HOSPITAL AT CHATTAHOOCHEE AND  MENTAL HEALTH CARE IN FLORIDA Originally called the Florida Asylum for the Indigent Insane, but more commonly called “Chattahoochee” by long-time Floridians, I … Continue reading

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