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San Antonio in Pasco County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

City of San Antonio, Florida

 
 
City of San Antonio, Florida Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Fr. Len Plazewski, November 8, 2010
1. City of San Antonio, Florida Marker
Inscription.  Judge Edmund F. Dunne, ex-Chief Justice of Arizona, founded the Catholic Colony of San Antonio, Florida in 1881. Judge Dunne was a distinguished Catholic layman, a famous jurist, an editor, linguist, horticulturist, world traveler, and life long scholar and educator.

The restoration of this beautiful park in the heart of the community almost 100 years after its founding is a memorial to Judge Dunne. Dedicated in the Bicentennial Year 1976, through the cooperative efforts of the citizens of San Antonio and the Bicentennial Commission of Florida.
 
Erected 1976 by San Antonio City Council.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
 
Location. 28° 20.164′ N, 82° 16.366′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Florida, in Pasco County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12202 Main Street, San Antonio FL 33576, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph J. "Joe" Herrmann 1912-2002/Edward J. "Eddie" Herrmann 1936-2017 (within shouting

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distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Anthony of Padua Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Anthony School (about 600 feet away); San Antonio Railroad Depot (approx. half a mile away); Lake Jovita (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lake Jovita Club (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. Joseph Community (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Antonio.
 
City of San Antonio, Florida Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Fr. Len Plazewski, November 8, 2010
2. City of San Antonio, Florida Marker
City of San Antonio (Main Street with view of City Hall) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Fr. Len Plazewski, November 8, 2010
3. City of San Antonio (Main Street with view of City Hall)
San Antonio Park with view of St. Anthony of Padua Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Fr. Len Plazewski, November 8, 2010
4. San Antonio Park with view of St. Anthony of Padua Church
City of San Antonio, City Hall and Fire Dept image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Fr. Len Plazewski, November 8, 2010
5. City of San Antonio, City Hall and Fire Dept
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2010, by Fr. Len Plazewski of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,045 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 8, 2010, by Fr. Len Plazewski of Tampa, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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