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Florida in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Florida

 
 
Florida Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, April 12, 2010
1. Florida Marker
Inscription. Settled early 1700s and originally called Brooklands renamed Florida - from the Latin word, Floridus, which means covered with flowers.
 
Erected by Village of Florida.
 
Location. 41° 20.319′ N, 74° 21.492′ W. Marker is in Florida, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on North Main St (New York State Route 17A) 0.1 miles east of Meadow Road (County Route 25), on the left. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 162 North Main St, Florida NY 10921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Randallville (approx. mile away); William H. Seward (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Henry Seward (approx. 0.4 miles away); Florida Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); Old Stone Schoolhouse (approx. 2.6 miles away); Spanktown School (approx. 2.7 miles away); Hambletonian (approx. 3.5 miles away); Sugar Loaf Community of Craftsmen (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Florida.
 
Also see . . .  Village of Florida, NY website. (Submitted on April 18, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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