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Life on the Florida Frontier: The Stephens Family

Manatee Village Historical Park

 
 
Life on the Florida Frontier marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 7, 2019
1. Life on the Florida Frontier marker
Inscription.  
For much of Florida’s history, the home was essential to all family activities and to survival. This included the care of children, preparation of meals, protection from the elements, and entertainment. Families gathered in kitchens and parlors to read, sew, whittle or talk at the end of the day, much like many families today gather to watch television.

Come inside to learn more about the family that built and lived in this remarkable home. Find out why pioneers designed their homes like this and how they survived living in the wilds of Florida.
 
Erected by Manatee County Historical Commission.
 
Location. 27° 29.698′ N, 82° 32.857′ W. Marker is in Bradenton, Florida, in Manatee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Manatee Avenue East (State Road 64) and 14th Street East, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located inside the Manatee Village Historical Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1404 Manatee Ave East, Bradenton FL 34208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Florida Naval Stores (a few steps from this
Life on the Florida Frontier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 7, 2019
2. Life on the Florida Frontier Marker
marker); The Stephens House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fogarty Boat Works (within shouting distance of this marker); William Bassett Chapter (within shouting distance of this marker); The Potter Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); The Smokehouse, Syrup Kettle and Sugar Cane Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wiggins Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Manatee Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bradenton.
 
Also see . . .  Manatee Village Historical Park. (Submitted on April 5, 2019.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
The Stephens Family House with marker in the backround image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 7, 2019
3. The Stephens Family House with marker in the backround
Stephens House image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 7, 2019
4. Stephens House
Manatee Village Historical Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 7, 2019
5. Manatee Village Historical Plaque
Manatee Village Historical Park Sign image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 7, 2019
6. Manatee Village Historical Park Sign
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   3, 4. submitted on April 5, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   5, 6. submitted on April 4, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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