By 1885 the two-story addition was added. Middle Florida (now North Florida), with its rich agriculture lands, grew rapidly in the 19th century. By 1890, Leon County was the top producer of livestock, sweet potatoes, corn and cotton in the state with cotton in great demand. Tallahassee was the region's commercial hub, bales of pinned cotton in 1860, shipping 16,686 wagons brought the cotton from local plantations to be processed. (continued - see marker below).