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Monticello in Jefferson County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

"Meeting Oak"

 
 
Meeting Oak Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, November 14, 2018
1. Meeting Oak Marker
Inscription.  Gallant sentinel, Monticello to the sea. Estimated over 250 years old. Confederate soldiers gathered here for mustering in and for inspection and assignment to units of the Florida brigade.

Kate D. Scott Chapter, UDC, 1988

 
Erected 1988 by Kate D. Scott Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 30° 32.689′ N, 83° 52.221′ W. Marker is in Monticello, Florida, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Courthouse Circle (U.S. 90) and South Jefferson Street (U.S. 19), on the right when traveling east on Courthouse Circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Courthouse Circle, Monticello FL 32344, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Perkins Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson County Florida Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Jefferson County Sesquicentennial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monticello Methodist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Town of Monticello (about 600 feet away); Jefferson County High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ernest I. Thomas Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monticello.
 
Meeting Oak Marker (<i>tall view showing concrete pedestal</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, November 14, 2018
2. Meeting Oak Marker (tall view showing concrete pedestal)
Meeting Oak Marker (<i>tall view showing the "Meeting Oak" adjacent to the marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, November 14, 2018
3. Meeting Oak Marker (tall view showing the "Meeting Oak" adjacent to the marker)
Meeting Oak (<i>wide view of "Meeting Oak" with Jefferson County Courthouse in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, November 14, 2018
4. Meeting Oak (wide view of "Meeting Oak" with Jefferson County Courthouse in background)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 14, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2, 3, 4. submitted on November 15, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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