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Kenansville in Osceola County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Illahaw

 
 
Illahaw Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, October 30, 2018
1. Illahaw Marker
Inscription.  Illahaw was a small turpentine operation located near here on the Florida East Coast RR owned by Henry Flagler. It had a post office in 1923 which closed in 1935. Once the pine trees were all cut down, the mill closed. RR services ended in 1947. Other railroad stops to the south were Lokosee, Yeehaw, Osowaw, Hilo, and Efaw.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
Location. 28° 1.205′ N, 81° 2′ W. Marker is in Kenansville, Florida, in Osceola County. Marker is on North Kenansville Road (U.S. 441) 0.1 miles north of Tedford Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kenansville FL 34739, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nittaw Station (here, next to this marker); Kenansville School (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Illahaw Marker with neighboring Nittaw Station marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, October 30, 2018
2. Illahaw Marker with neighboring Nittaw Station marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022