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Creation Date

3-12-2016

Description

The marker reads: "ROCKY COMFORT PLANTATION -- Near this site stood Rocky Comfort, the plantation home of Bryan Croom, a native of North Carolina who settled in Gadsden County in 1826 with his family and slaves. Croom cultivated cotton and prospered to such an extent that he became on the largest landholders in middle Florida. In addition to his holdings in Gadsden, Croom owned Goodwood Plantation near Tallahassee. He was the brother of Hardy Bryan Croom, discoverer of the Florida Torreya tree. F-73 FLORIDA BOARD OF PARKS AND HISTORIC MEMORIALS 1962" Top of the sign: Image of the Great Seal of the State of Florida – In God We Trust

Latitude, Longitude

30 deg 28' 30.14", 84 deg 37' 42.52"

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida –Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida – Jacksonville; Historic markers – Florida – Gadsden County; Wetumpka (Fla.); Plantations – Florida

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