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Beyond Irma: What other major hurricanes have hit Florida?

A history lesson

A sign announces the closure of the Naples Pier in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Wilma in 2005 (Carlo Allegri/Getty Images).
A sign announces the closure of the Naples Pier in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Wilma in 2005 (Carlo Allegri/Getty Images). (Getty Images)

(GMG) – Some Florida residents on Monday got a first look of the destruction Hurricane Irma caused as it swept over the state, leaving virtually no area of the peninsula untouched. Many were shaken by a storm they said was more powerful than they had ever seen.

Here's a look at some of the other powerful hurricanes to hit the Sunshine State.