“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Dixie County Florida Historical Markers

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By Cosmos Mariner, May 14, 2014
Putnam Lodge Marker
Florida (Dixie County), Cross CIty — F-515 — Putnam Lodge
Putnam Lodge, built in 1927-28 by the Putnam Lumber Company, is part of a bygone era in Florida's forestry history. Here, beside the old Dixie Highway, Putnam Lodge, part of the "company town" of Shamrock, accommodated tourists, transients and . . . — Map (db m77791) HM
Florida (Dixie County), Cross City — F-580 — Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ
This church, built in 1929, was originally a wood-framed structure and the first church erected in the African-American community of Cross City. The architectural character was retained when it was remodeled and enlarged in 1942. The hand-made . . . — Map (db m67597) HM WM
Florida (Dixie County), Horseshoe Beach — F-439 — The Jackson Trail Florida Heritage Site
On December 26, 1817, U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun directed General Andrew Jackson to protect citizens trying to settle in Florida. Jackson arrived in Florida with the largest army ever to invade the state to date -- 2,000 Creek Warriors . . . — Map (db m61566) HM
Florida (Dixie County), Old Town — F-535 — Fletcher Community
The Fletcher Community was established when Dixie County was part of Lafayette County and both were part of their parent county, Madison. In the early 1850s Fletcher families and other families emigrated south from the Carolinas through Georgia, . . . — Map (db m67595) HM
Florida (Dixie County), Old Town — F-55 — Oldtown
Inhabited by the Upper Creeks, Oldtown, often called Suwanee Oldtown, was one of the largest Indian villages in northern Florida. In Andrew Jackson's punitive expedition into Florida in April, 1818, Oldtown was captured. Most of the renegade Indians . . . — Map (db m17712) HM

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