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

Nittaw Station

 
 
Nittaw Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, October 30, 2018
1. Nittaw Station Marker
Inscription.  Once part of Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railway, Nittaw was a stop on the railroad that ran from Wewahootie to Okeechobee. Nittaw became a sawmill town, maintaining a small population and post office. The closing of the Okeechobee Rail Line caused the abandonment of Nittaw.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Florida East Coast Railroad and Hotels series list.
 
Location. 28° 1.206′ N, 81° 2.001′ 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 6 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Illahaw (here, next to this marker); Holopaw (approx. 9.1 miles away); Florida Native Jororo Spanish Mission (approx. 9.1 miles away); Fort Taylor
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(approx. 10 miles away); Deer Park (approx. 10 miles away); Kenansville School (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Nittaw Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Diane Murphy, August 1, 2022
2. Nittaw Station Marker
Nittaw Station Marker with neighboring Illahaw marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, October 30, 2018
3. Nittaw Station Marker with neighboring Illahaw marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 14, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.   2. submitted on February 12, 2023, by Diane Murphy of Saint Cloud, Florida.   3. submitted on January 14, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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