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Dade City in Pasco County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site of Old Fort Dade

 
 
Site of Old Fort Dade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, May 14, 2013
1. Site of Old Fort Dade Marker
Inscription. This is the site of Old Fort Dade built in 1835 and dedicated to Major Francis Dade
 
Erected 1930 by The Fort Dade Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 28° 21.311′ N, 82° 11.985′ W. Marker is in Dade City, Florida, in Pasco County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort King Road and Poinsettia Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Fort King Road. Click for map. Marker is on a small stone monument in roped off area just off the road. Marker is in this post office area: Dade City FL 33525, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Former St. Rita's Catholic Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pasco County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dade City Grammar School (approx. one mile away); Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dade City Atlantic Coast Line Depot (approx. 1.1 miles away); Atlantic Coast Line Depot (approx. 1.1 miles away); Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dade City.
 
Regarding Site of Old Fort Dade. This is the second fort known as Fort Dade. This one was erected during the Third Seminole War.
 
Also see . . .  Second Fort Dade. (Submitted on July 28, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 37 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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