near Lacoochee in Pasco County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1966 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-136.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1892.
Location. 28° 28.789′ N, 82° 10.656′ W. Marker is in near Lacoochee, Florida, in Pasco County. Marker is on U.S. 301. Located 7 miles north of Dade City, South of Reynolds Street at the County Line. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dade City FL 33523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trilby Methodist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Trilby Trilby Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fort King Road (approx. 2 miles away); Owensboro (approx. 2.4 miles away); Richloam (approx. 4.2 miles away); Richloam General Store and Post Office (approx. 4.2 miles away); Rumors of Riches (approx. 4.2 miles away).
Regarding Fort Dade. At Fort Dade General Thomas S. Jesup and five Seminole chiefs and representatives sign the capitulation in which the Seminoles agreed to immigrate to Oklahoma.
Also see . . . (Major) Francis Langhorne Dade, Wikipedia entry. a Major in the U.S. 4th Infantry Regiment, United States Army, during the Second Seminole War. Dade was killed in a battle with Seminole Indians that came to be known as the "Dade Massacre". Dade was born in Virginia, ... Dade County, Missouri, Miami-Dade County, Florida, Dade County, Georgia, and Dade City, Florida are all named after Major Dade. The now decommissioned fort on Egmont Key was also named for him. The battle is re-enacted at the Dade Battlefield Historic State Park each year. (Submitted on March 27, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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