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Cape Coral in Lee County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Harney's Point

 
 
Harney's Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, October 2, 2018
1. Harney's Point Marker
Inscription.  Near here on the Caloosahatchee River a band of 160 Indians attacked the Fort and Trading Post at four o'clock on the morning of July 23, 1839. In the raid led by Chief Chekaika of the Spanish Indians, thirteen soldiers died and fourteen, including Col. William S. Harney in command of operations, escaped down river. A year later Col. Harney returned and destroyed Chekaika in the Everglades.
 
Erected 1963 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-105.)
 
Location. 26° 33.783′ N, 81° 56.166′ W. Marker is in Cape Coral, Florida, in Lee County. Marker is on Cape Coral Parkway East 0.2 miles east of Southeast 17th Place, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located at the Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce in Bernice Braden Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2051 Cape Coral Parkway East, Cape Coral FL 33904, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Iwo Jima Monument (approx. 3.3 miles away); Locomotive 143 (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Dragon And His Tail
Harney's Point Marker with Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce in background image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, October 2, 2018
2. Harney's Point Marker with Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce in background
(approx. 4 miles away); Thomas Alva Edison (approx. 6 miles away); Mina Miller Edison (approx. 6 miles away); Edison Heritage Garden (approx. 6 miles away); Banyan Tree (Ficus benghalensis) (approx. 6 miles away); Edison Family Home Seminole Lodge (approx. 6 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 22, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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