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Kissimmee in Osceola County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Dixon (Dick) Forrest Lawson

— Kissimmee Pioneer Families Memorial Wall —

 
 
Dixon (Dick) Forrest Lawson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, August 19, 2022
1. Dixon (Dick) Forrest Lawson Marker
Inscription.  
Lawson
Dixon (Dick) Forrest
1901 - 1972


Descendant of early settlers in the Boggy Creek-Hilliard Island area, Dick was born in Osceola County. He was a rancher, citrus grower and packer and businessman. He opened Kissimmee’s first ready-mix concrete plant. He was the developer of Dover Shores in Orange Co.
Children of Dick and Evelyn: James F. (Sonny), Betty Kay and Robert M.
 
Erected 1983 by City of Kissimmee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimalsIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 28° 17.479′ N, 81° 24.263′ W. Marker is in Kissimmee, Florida, in Osceola County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Monument Avenue and Lakeview Drive. Marker located at the north side of the Berlinsky Community House. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 E Monument Ave, Kissimmee FL 34741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wilson MacArthur and Minnie Elizabeth Lancaster (here, next
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to this marker); F.S. (Beany) and Avice Cottrell Ledbetter (here, next to this marker); Samuel L. And Margaret J. Lupfer (here, next to this marker); Samuel L., Jr. and Corine Gilbert Lupfer (here, next to this marker); A.G. (Gus) and Dessie Samantha Mann (here, next to this marker); Pat and Adalene Johnston (here, next to this marker); O. Jennings and Kate Knox (here, next to this marker); Joe B. and Irene Rae Franklin McCawley (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kissimmee.
 
Dixon (Dick) Forrest Lawson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, August 19, 2022
2. Dixon (Dick) Forrest Lawson Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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