Air Conditioning Was Invented In This Old, Charming Town In Florida In 1850

Have you ever wondered how you stay so cool over the summer in Florida? When that air conditioning is pumping full blast, keeping your house nice and cool, do you ever wonder where the invention even came from? Well, believe it or not, air conditioning has quite the history within Florida and dates all the way back to the mid-1800s. We have a man named John Gorrie to thank for it all. Take a look at the history of air conditioning in Florida.

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