Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sinking of the Maple Leaf
Erected 2002 by Jacksonville Historical Society and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-464.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. Click for map. Located on North Riverside of the St. John's River. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville FL 32202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic King's Road British East Florida (approx. 0.3 miles away); Florida Pharmacy Association (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1960 Civil Rights Demonstration (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Milton Bryan Simpson (approx. 0.4 miles away); "The Great Endurance Run" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Memorial 1861-1865 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacksonville's 1901 Fire (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Beginning (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jacksonville.
Regarding Sinking of the Maple Leaf. National Register of Historic Places:
National Historic Landmark
Maple Leaf (Shipwreck Site) (added 1994 - - #94001650)
Also known as 8DU8032
Address Restricted , Mandarin
♦ Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
♦ Area of Significance: Transportation, Maritime History, Military, Historic - Non-Aboriginal
♦ Cultural Affiliation: US Army
♦ Period of Significance: 1850-1874
♦ Owner: Federal
♦ Historic Function: Transportation
♦ Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
♦ Current Function: Landscape, Transportation
♦ Current Sub-function: Underwater, Water-Related
Also see . . . The Maple Leaf Adventure - MilitaryHistoryOnline.com. A Florida Civil War Shipwreck Reveals Civilian and Soldier Life in the Mid-19th Century by Thomas M. Fleming (Submitted on August 12, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
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