Lamont in Jefferson County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sponsored by the Florida Department of State
Sandra B. Mortham, Secretary of State
F-366 • 1995
Erected 1995 by Florida Department
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately 📭 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
Location. 30° 22.697′ N, 83° 48.871′ W. Marker is in Lamont, Florida, in Jefferson County. Marker is on West Capps Highway (U.S. 27) north of County Road 257, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located beside the sidewalk in the vacant lot on the north side of the Lamont Post Office. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6244 West Capps Highway, Lamont FL 32336, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rosewood (approx. 6.4 miles away); Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 6.6 miles away); a different marker also named Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 6.9 miles away); 175th Anniversary of the Waukeenah United Methodist Church (approx. 8˝ miles away); Howard Academy Elementary and Junior High School (Later Howard Academy High School) Second Street (approx. 11˝ miles away); "Meeting Oak" (approx. 12 miles away); Perkins Opera House (approx. 12 miles away); Jefferson County Sesquicentennial (approx. 12 miles away).
Also see . . . Lamont Community Marker. The settlement was called "Lick Skillet" after the Civil War, but in 1885 was named Lamont to honor Cornelius Lamont, Vice President during the first administration of President Grover Cleveland (1885-1889). (Submitted on November 16, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on December 3, 2018, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1. submitted on November 16, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 2. submitted on February 26, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. 3, 4. submitted on November 16, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.