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Thonotosassa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John B. Sargeant, Sr.

May 29, 1915 - March 6, 1989

 
 
John B. Sargeant, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, November 15, 2008
1. John B. Sargeant, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  John B. Sargeant is remembered as a "gentle" man who generously gave of his time so that future generations could enjoy the lands preserved here. A Polk County dairyman, he served twenty-seven years on the Hillsborough River Basin Board of the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
 
Erected 1989.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureCharity & Public WorkEnvironment.
 
Location. 28° 4.85′ N, 82° 17.12′ W. Marker is in Thonotosassa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker can be reached from Fort King Highway (U.S. 301). Located in John B. Sargeant Sr. County Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12702 Fort King Highway, Thonotosassa FL 33592, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Fort King Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capt. Nathaniel Wyche Hunter (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Largest Orange Grove in the World (approx. 6 miles away); Reverend Billy Graham
John B. Sargeant, Sr. Marker, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, November 15, 2008
2. John B. Sargeant, Sr. Marker, looking north
(approx. 6.6 miles away); Temple Terraces Country Club Sutton Hall (approx. 6.7 miles away); Mrs. Bertha Honoré Palmer (approx. 6.9 miles away); Spanish Exploration of Temple Terrace (approx. 7½ miles away); Bruce B. Downs Boulevard (approx. 8.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Located at the loop trailhead near canoe launch area.
 
John B. Sargeant, Sr. County Park sign image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, November 15, 2008
3. John B. Sargeant, Sr. County Park sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,352 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 19, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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