Eatonville in Orange County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Eatonville Water Tower
Incorporated on August 18, 1887, "This is the Town that Freedom Built”.
Erected by The Town of Eatonville Community Redevelopment Agency.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is August 18, 1887.
Location. 28° 37.109′ N, 81° 22.547′ W. Marker is in Eatonville, Florida, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of East Kennedy Boulevard and East Street, on the right when traveling east on East Kennedy Boulevard. Marker is attached to the base of a column. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 558 E Kennedy Blvd, Maitland FL 32751, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas House (here, next to this marker); St. Lawrence African Methodist Episcopal Church (a few steps from this marker); Kennedy Boulevard and Sewell’s Place (a few steps from this marker); Matilda Mosley HomeSt. Lawrence African Methodist Church and the Mosley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Moseley House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hurston and Joe Clark’s (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eatonville.
Also see . . . The Incredible, Historic Town of Eatonville, Florida. (Submitted on April 26, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.