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Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Tecumseh’s War/Creek War/Second Barbary War

 

— Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —

 
Tecumseh’s War/Creek War/Second Barbary War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
1. Tecumseh’s War/Creek War/Second Barbary War Marker
Inscription.  
Tecumseh’s War
1811
This war, fought against the Tecumseh Confederacy, resulted in the end of European conquest in the Great Lakes region.

Causalities Unknown

Creek War
1813 - 1814
This was a regional war fought between Creek factions, European interests and the U.S. over land in present day Alabama.
Total Active Serving 7,000
Killed in Action 584
Wounded in Action Unknown

Second Barbary War
1815
This war, fought against the Regency of Algiers, effectively marked the end of piracy by Barbary States in the Mediterranean.

Total Active Serving Unknown
Killed in Action 4
Wounded in Action 10
 
Erected 2020 by City of Daytona Beach.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 29° 12.636′ N, 81° 0.73′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Memorial is on Silver Beach Avenue 0.2 miles east of City Island Parkway, on the right when traveling east
Tecumseh’s War/Creek War/Second Barbary War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
2. Tecumseh’s War/Creek War/Second Barbary War Marker
. Marker located on the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Indian Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); The War of 1812 (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Iraqi Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Intervention in Libya (within shouting distance of this marker); Northwest Indian War/Quasi-War/First Barbary War (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican-American War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Operation Enduring Freedom (about 300 feet away); Bosnian War/Operation Uphold Democracy/ Kosovo War (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
More about this marker. Currently there are 25 historic markers, commemorating America's military conflicts, located at scenic overlooks on the bridge. Florida’s first concrete arch bridge is named after Daytona Beach’s most renowned hotelier and entrepreneur.
 
Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing west image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
3. Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing west
Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing east image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
4. Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge facing east
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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