Bradenton in Manatee County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
1845 Building began; 1851 Building completed; 1856 Attacked by seven Indians; 1864 Building abandoned; 1866 Building purchased by Gen.Cooper; 1880 Building again abandoned; 1903 Burned by woods fire; 1924 Sold to Camping Tourists of America
Erected by Braden Castle Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
Location. 27° 30.004′ N, 82° 31.812′ W. Marker is in Bradenton, Florida, in Manatee County. Marker is at the intersection of Braden Castle Drive and Plaza Street East, on the right when traveling west on Braden Castle Drive. Marker is located inside of Braden Castle Park community. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bradenton FL 34208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Braden Castle Ruins (here, next to this marker); Long Pier (within shouting distance of this marker); Long Pier Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Edmund Lee Family Pioneer Cemetery (approx. Edmund Lee Family Graveyard and the Lonesome Grave/William R. Whitaker House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Manatee Academy (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Manatee Courthouse / Manatee Methodist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Manatee Burying Ground (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bradenton.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 17, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.