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Near High Springs in Columbia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bellamy Road

 
 
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By Julie Szabo, August 12, 2007
1. Bellamy Road Marker
Inscription. Florida Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. Near this point, the Bellamy Road crossed the Santa Fe River. The road was named for its builder, John Bellamy, a civil engineer. Approved by Congress in 1824 and completed in 1826, it was the first Federally funded road in Florida, connecting St. Augustine and Tallahassee.
 
Erected 1929 by Florida Section, American Society of Civil Engineers.
 
Location. 29° 54.865′ N, 82° 34.789′ W. Marker is near High Springs, Florida, in Columbia County. Marker can be reached from O near U.S. 441. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 S.E. O, High Springs FL 32643, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Leno (a few steps from this marker); Civilian Conservation Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); "CCC Boy" Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); 1824 - The Bellamy Road - 1952 (approx. 3.6 miles away); Santa Fe de Toloca (approx. 4.5 miles away); Bland Community and Ogden School / Odgen School (approx. 4.7
Bellamy Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, August 12, 2007
2. Bellamy Road Marker
miles away); American Legion Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); High Springs, Florida (approx. 6.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in High Springs.
 
More about this marker. It is in O'Leno State Park, near the east side of the suspension bridge built by the CCC in the 1930s (still functional).
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,392 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on , by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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