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Creation Date

3-20-2009

Description

Osceola County Marker 2 (Reverse), Kissimmee, Fl.

This is located on the grounds of the county Courthouse, in Kissimmee in Florida.

The marker reads as : ( Side 2) Continued from front

" Osceola is Florida's sixth largest county. It has a rich history of cattle raising extending back to the days of the Seminole Indians. Other landmarks in county agricultural and economic history include the rise and decline of Hamilton Disston's Land and sugar empire, steamboating, and lumbering. Cattle and agriculture remain Osceola County's economic bulwarks, although it has experienced growth in manufacturing and tourism since the late 1960s."

Sponsored by Kissimmee business and professional women's club in cooperation with department of state

Latitude, Longitude

28.29081944, -81.41047500

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Osceola County Marker; Osceola County (Fl.); Kissimmee (Fl.); Historical markers --- Florida --- Kissimmee.

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