Florida Hero: Marjorie Harris Carr
Jesscina Tower A3
About Marjorie Harris Carr
Florida State College for Women, University of Florida
1969: Carr founded the Florida Defenders of the Environment; an organization hell-bent on shutting down the project.
1970: Florida Defenders of the Environment issue an Environmental Impact Statement through scientific, technical, and economic research
1971: Project was abandoned.
Today: The rescued area is preserved and has been named Marjorie Carr Cross Florida Greenway, in honor of Carr's perseverance and dedication to shutting down the project.