Steve Rajtar

Steve RajtarBirthplace: Cleveland, OH
Current Residence: Orlando, FL
Setting: Florida
Genre: Non-fiction, History, Travel











Steve Rajtar grew up near Cleveland, Ohio, came to Florida to go to college, earned degrees in mathematics, anthropology, law and taxation and decided to stay. The combination of a love of the outdoors and local history has resulted in his establishment of over 150 historical tour routes through the communities of Central Florida, which anyone can use to learn about the areas' histories. He also leads guided walks, bike rides and kayak trips of the communities as a leader with the Boy Scouts and the Florida Trail Association. His previous thirteen books deal with history and hiking.

Book List

Winter Park Chronicles (2011) (with Gayle Prince Rajtar)
Historic Photos of Florida Ghost Towns (2010)
Remembering Florida Tourist Attractions (2010)
Remembering the University of Florida (2010)
Historic Photos of the University of Florida (2009)
Historic Photos of Gainesville (2008)
Historic Photos of Florida Tourist Attractions
A Guide to Historic St. Augustine, Florida
Slavia Tombstone Inscriptions (2001)
Hiking Trails, Western United States: Address, Phone Number, and Distances for 4,300 Trails, with Indexing of Over 200 Guidebooks (1996)
Hiking Trails, Eastern United States: Address, Phone Number, and Distances for 5000 Trails, With Indexing of over 200 Guidebooks (1995)
A Guide to Historic Gainesville
A Guide to Historic Orlando
War Monuments, Museums and Library Collections of 20th Century Conflicts: A Directory of United States Sites (2002) (With Frances Elizabeth Franks)
A Guide to Historic Tampa
United States As Depicted on Its Postage Stamps
101 Glimpses of Bartow
United States Holidays and Observances: By Date, Jurisdiction, and Subject, Fully Indexed (2003)
101 Glimpses of Historic Micanopy (2008)
Indian War Sites: A Guidebook to Battlefields, Monuments, and Memorials, State by State With Canada and Mexico (1999)
Historic Hiking Trails: A Directory of Over 900 Routes with Awards Available to Hikers (2002)
A Guide to Historic Lakeland, Florida
A Guide to Historic Winter Park, Florida

101 Glimpses of Historic MicanopyA Guide to Historic GainesvilleA Guide to Historic Lakeland FloridaA Guide to Historic Tampa

Historic Photos of Florida's Earliest Tourist Attractions


Historic Photos of Gainesville


See Steve Rajtar books with a Florida setting.
See also It Takes Place in Florida: History.

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