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Christmas in Orange County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort Christmas

 
 
Fort Christmas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 13, 2020
1. Fort Christmas Marker
Inscription.  

Fort Christmas
Built in 1835
Three miles north of this marker
Erected by Orlando Chapter, D.A.R.
1951

 
Erected 1951 by Orlando Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 28° 32.215′ N, 81° 1.056′ W. Marker is in Christmas, Florida, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of East Colonial Drive (Florida Route 50) and Fort Christmas Road, on the right when traveling west on East Colonial Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Christmas FL 32709, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Christmas (approx. 1.8 miles away); Brown House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Yates House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Simmons 2 House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Chuluota
Fort Christmas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 13, 2020
2. Fort Christmas Marker
(approx. 9.6 miles away); Windover Archaeological Site (approx. 10˝ miles away); Central Florida Cattlemen (approx. 11.9 miles away); Hernandez Trail (approx. 12.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Christmas.
 
Christmas, Florida’s permanent Christmas tree image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 13, 2020
3. Christmas, Florida’s permanent Christmas tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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