Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Historic King's Road British East Florida
During the Revolution, American troops used this route to make attacks on British forces. The most notable of these engagements was at Alligator Creek Bridge, 30 June 1778. Following this battle the invasion of Florida by American troops ceased.
Erected 1996 by Florida State Society - Daughters of the American Revolution - Anne White Stewart, State Regent 1995-1997.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 30° 19.208′ N, 81° 39.629′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker is on Museum Circle. Located by Friendship Fountain in Jacksonville, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville FL 32207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soldiers of the American Revolution Associated with Jacksonville’s History (approx. ¼ mile away); Sinking of the Maple Leaf (approx. 0.3 miles away); Andrew Jackson (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Beginning (approx. half a mile away); Duval County Vietnam Memorial and Veterans Eternal Flame (approx. half a mile away); Duval County (approx. half a mile away); "The Great Endurance Run" (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Cow Ford (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
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