Moore Haven in Glades County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Billie Bowlegs (III)
— 1862 - 1965 —
Erected 2008 by Polk County Historical Commission and the Seminole Tribe.
Location. 26° 49.967′ N, 81° 11.224′ W. Marker is in Moore Haven, Florida, in Glades County. Marker is on State Road 78 south of U.S. 27, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moore Haven FL 33471, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Lone Cypress" and Everglades Drainage (approx. 6 miles away); Hurricane of 1928 (approx. 7.2 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker is fairly new and is located on W State Road 78, a scenic Glades County highway bordered by sugarcane and cattle prairie on the way to Ortona cemetery where Billie Bowlegs is buried.
Also see . . . Billy Bowlegs III. Wikipedia (Submitted on October 15, 2018.)
1. Billie Bowlegs III
Billie Bowlegs III was born Billy Fewell on the Brighton Seminole Reservation between Okeechobee and Moore Haven, Florida.
— Submitted February 24, 2009, by B. Jackson of Maitland, Florida.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans • Notable Persons •
More. Search the internet for Billie Bowlegs (III).
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2009, by B. Jackson of Maitland, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,857 times since then and 47 times this year. Last updated on October 5, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. Photos: 1. submitted on February 24, 2009, by B. Jackson of Maitland, Florida. 2. submitted on November 28, 2017, by Lou Claudio of Safety Harbor, Florida. 3. submitted on October 15, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. 4. submitted on February 24, 2009, by B. Jackson of Maitland, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.