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

American Indian Wars

1817 - 1898

 

— Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —

 
American Indian Wars Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
1. American Indian Wars Marker
Inscription.  
As the U.S. government expanded to new territories and established reservation lands, conflicts ensued between the U.S. government and the native peoples of North America. Reservation lands currently total 55.7 million acres in the continental U.S.

Total Active U.S. Military 106,000
Killed in Action 10,000
Wounded in Action Unknown
Estimated Indian KIA 10,000-30,000
 
Erected 2020 by City of Daytona Beach.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian.
 
Location. 29° 12.648′ N, 81° 0.706′ 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. Marker is 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. Operation Iraqi Freedom (a few steps from this marker); Mexican-American War (within shouting distance of this marker); Tecumseh’s War/Creek War/Second Barbary War (within
American Indian Wars Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 12, 2020
2. American Indian Wars Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Operation Enduring Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Bosnian War/Operation Uphold Democracy/ Kosovo War (within shouting distance of this marker); The War of 1812 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War (about 300 feet away); Operation Just Cause/Operation Restore Hope/Operation Gothic Serpent (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.
 
Also see . . .  Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. Volusia County, Florida (Submitted on August 14, 2020.) 
 
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 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on August 16, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 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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