Lake City in Columbia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1961 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-68.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
Location. 30° 11.401′ N, 82° 38.221′ W. Marker is in Lake City, Florida, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of Marion Street (SR 47) (U.S. 441) and NW Orange Street, on the right when traveling north on Marion Street (SR 47). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake City FL 32025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); Apalachee Trail (a few steps from this marker); Historic Site Lake City-Columbia County FloridaBethel United Methodist Church (approx. 4˝ miles away); Falling Creek Falls (approx. 5.1 miles away); A Bargaining Chip (approx. 5.1 miles away); Falling Creek Methodist Church and Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 10˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake City.
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Also see . . . Lake City, Florida. 1859 - The name was changed because the mayor's wife, who had recently moved to the town, refused to hang her lace curtains in a town named Alligator.
Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on July 23, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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