Tampa in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Second Seminole War
1835 - 1842
— Hillsborough County Veterans Memorial Park —
United States’ Indian Removal Policy brings on another conflict.
Major Dades command from Fort Brooke, Tampa, was attacked and destroyed by Seminole warriors
Brigadier General Thomas Sidney Jesus commanded U.S. troops in Florida during the Second Seminole War
Chief Micanopy Chief of the Seminole Nation during the Second Seminole War
Erected by Hillsborough County.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
Location. 27° 58.628′ N, 82° 21.813′ W. Marker is in Tampa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Memorial can be reached from U.S. 301, 0.2 miles south of East Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. The marker stands within Hillsborough County Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tampa FL 33619, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Similar Veterans’ Experiences (here, next to this marker); Two Peoples, Two Cultures (here, next to this marker); Third Seminole War Veterans of an Earlier Era (a few steps from this marker); First Seminole War (a few steps from this marker); Mexican War, 1846-1848 (a few steps from this marker); Cow Cavalry Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish-American War (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tampa.
Also see . . . Second Seminole War. (Submitted on March 19, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
Additional keywords. Forced relocation
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 19, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.