Near Bowling Green in Hardee County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Location. 27° 37.368′ N, 81° 48.558′ W. Marker is near Bowling Green, Florida, in Hardee County. Click for map. Marker is in Paynes Creek Historic State Park, behind the Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Bowling Green FL 33834, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seminole Indian Battle (approx. 8.4 miles away); "Bone" Mizell (approx. 8.4 miles away); Willoughby Tillis Battle Monument (approx. 8.9 miles away); Florida 2000 Center of Population (approx. 9 miles away); Fort Meade Veterans Memorial (approx. 9 miles away); Christ Church (approx. 9 miles away); Site of Fort Meade (approx. 9.2 miles away); Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Memorial (approx. 9.2 miles away).
Regarding Fort Chokonikla. During the 1840s, tensions between the settlers and Seminole Indians prompted authorities to establish a trading post in Florida´s interior, away from
Also see . . . Paynes Creek Historic State Park. (Submitted on December 21, 2012, by Patricia Strat of Oakton, Virginia.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Wars, US Indian •
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