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Miakka

 
 
Miakka Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
1. Miakka Marker
Inscription.  
One half mile south of this marker once stood a log structure where church services were held by circuit riding preachers. During the week the building was used as a school. William Rawls and A.M. “Gus” Wilson each donated land for what is now the church and cemetery. In 1886 the church was built and the graves of some of the early settlers dot the small cemetery. Gus Wilson served as State Senator from this area and played a prominent part in state and local government. One fourth mile NW of here , on Wilson Road is the site of the one room school built in 1914 now used as a community meeting house.
 
Erected 1982 by Sarasota County Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionEducationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
 
Location. 27° 19.024′ N, 82° 16.024′ W. Marker is in Sarasota, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is on Myakka Road, 0.3 miles north of Rawls Road, on the left when traveling
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north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1620 Myakka Road, Sarasota FL 34240, 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 Miakka School (approx. ¼ mile away); Sarasota VA National Cemetery (approx. 8.6 miles away); Military Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away); Coast Guard Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away); 29th Infantry Division United States Army (approx. 8.6 miles away); Navy Seabees (approx. 8.6 miles away); Sky Soldiers (approx. 8.6 miles away); Korea 1951 - 1953 (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sarasota.
 
Miakka Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
2. Miakka Marker
Miakka Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, February 27, 2020
3. Miakka Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 6, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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