Astor in Lake County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1963 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-93.)
Location. 29° 9.855′ N, 81° 31.628′ W. Marker is in Astor, Florida, in Lake County. Marker is on State Road 40 0.3 miles west of the Astor Bridge, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located on the side of Florida State Road 40 in Astor, a Census Designated Place in Lake County. Marker is in this post office area: Astor FL 32102, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Volusia (approx. half a mile away); William Bartram Trail (approx. half a mile away).
More about this marker. The marker is located to the west of Ft. Butler's actual location along the west bank of the St. Johns River.
Regarding Fort Butler. The actual site of Ft. Butler is approximate to where the Butler Street Boat Ramp is today located. This is south of State Road 40, where Front Street turns into Butler Street.
Additional keywords. Ocala National Forest
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Wars, US Indian • Waterways & Vessels •
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