Thrasher’s impacts felt, from Atlanta to Dade City

While he doesn’t have the name recognition of other famed railroad builders, John James Thrasher played a role in bringing the first railroad to Dade City, thus helping to develop the future county seat of Pasco County. Little is known about his life before he reached the age of 21. He was born on Feb. 14, 1818, as the second oldest in a family of 14 children. He would go on to be … [Read more...]