Tallahassee in Leon County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Capt. John Parkhill
Of Leon Volunteers
The memory of the hero is the treasure of his country.
He was born July 10, 1823 and was killed at Palm Hammock in South Florida while leading his company in a charge against the Seminole Indians, November 28 A.D. 1857
Location. 30° 26.274′ N, 84° 16.86′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. Marker is at the intersection of Monroe Street and Apalachee Freeway on Monroe Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tallahassee FL 32303, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leon County Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Capitol of Florida (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Union Bank of Florida (about 300 feet away); Florida Liberty Bell Replica (about 400 feet away); Florida Sri Chinmoy Peace State (about 500 feet away); Lewis Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Gilmore Riley House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Knott House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tallahassee.
Categories. • Wars, US Indian •
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