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Creation Date

3-30-2010

Building Name

Seminole Indian War Blockhouse

Description

Seminole Indian War Blockhouse Marker, Madison, FL.

This marker is located in Four Freedoms Park, Madison, FL.

The marker reads as :

Seminole Indian War Blockhouse

"On this site stood a Blockhouse erected by the citizens of the area to protect women, children, and old people in the threatening period of 1835-1842. It served as an informal Court House before Adoniram Vann completed the regular Court House in 1840. these facts come from W. Carlton Smith and others versed in frontier history. The marker will remind succeeding generations of their priceless heritage."

Sponsored by the Senior, Junior and Business Woman's Clubs of Madison County in cooperation with The Madison County Historical Society, 1973

Latitude, Longitude

30.46953333, -83.41258333

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Seminole Indian War Blockhouse Marker; Seminole Indian War Blockhouse; Courthouse; Seminole Indians; Madison County (Fl.); Historical marker --- Florida --- Sanford --- Madison County.

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