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Port Orange in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Destruction of Dunlawton Plantation

 
 
Destruction of Dunlawton Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 13, 2010
1. Destruction of Dunlawton Plantation Marker
Inscription. In January 1836, during the second Indian War, the Indians burned Dunlawton Plantation. Only the brick walls, the chimneys and the heavy iron machinery were left. The Plantation was not rebuilt until the 1840's.

The war cost the United States 19 million dollars, four times the amount paid to Spain for the entire state of Florida.
 
Location. 29° 8.485′ N, 81° 0.391′ W. Marker is in Port Orange, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from Old Sugar Mill Road east of Herbert Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Dunlawton Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens. Marker is at or near this postal address: 950 Old Sugar Mill Road, Port Orange FL 32129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Oak (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish Mills and Bongoland (within shouting distance of this marker); Dunlawton's Building Blocks (within shouting distance of this marker); Living on the Edge (within shouting distance of this marker); Sugar Making (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dunlawton Sugar Factory
Destruction of Dunlawton Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, July 31, 2011
2. Destruction of Dunlawton Plantation Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Telling Dunlawton's Stories (within shouting distance of this marker); The Most Dangerous Chieftain (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Port Orange.
 
Regarding Destruction of Dunlawton Plantation. The site was listed with the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 under the name Dunlawton Plantation--Sugar Mill Ruins (# 73000606).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the story of the Dunlawton Plantation and Sugar Mill Ruins, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWars, US Indian
 
Dunlawton Plantation Sugar Mill Chimney image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 13, 2010
3. Dunlawton Plantation Sugar Mill Chimney
Among the ruins left after the plantation was destroyed
Iron Kettles at Sugar Mill Ruins image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 13, 2010
4. Iron Kettles at Sugar Mill Ruins
Machinery at the Ruins of Dunlawton Plantation image. Click for full size.
By AGS Media, August 13, 2010
5. Machinery at the Ruins of Dunlawton Plantation
 
 
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