Dade City in Pasco County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of Old Fort Dade
Erected 1930 by The Fort Dade Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
Location. 28° 21.311′ N, 82° 11.985′ W. Marker is in Dade City, Florida, in Pasco County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort King Road and Poinsettia Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Fort King Road. Marker is on a small stone monument in roped off area just off the road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dade City FL 33525, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christmas Day, 1835 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Church Street Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); As Good as Gold (approx. 0.7 miles away); Former St. Rita's Catholic Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Price Park St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pasco County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pasco County Courthouse (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dade City.
Regarding Site of Old Fort Dade. This is the second fort known as Fort Dade. This one was erected during the Third Seminole War.
Also see . . . Second Fort Dade. (Submitted on July 28, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 901 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 28, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. 2. submitted on February 2, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.