“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Land O' Lakes in Pasco County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)

Ehren Community

Ehren Community Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, April 21, 2013
1. Ehren Community Marker
Inscription.  Named by sawmill owners Frederick and Louis Muller, Ehren means "place of honor" in their native German language. Its post office opened Jan. 17, 1890 and closed in 1950. Burned and rebuilt several times, the post office was once listed in Ripley's Believe It or Not! as the nation's smallest. By 1910 the community boasted a hotel and school along with Ehren Pine Company Sawmill. A stagecoach relay station--called 26-mile House--on the Brooksville-Tampa route was in the vicinity in the mid 1800s. Survivors of this once bustling lumbertown include Ehren and Mt. Carmel cemeteries, and a bald cypress considered one of Florida's largest.
Erected 1993 by The Pasco Board of County Commissioners and The Pasco County Historical Preservation Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Believe It or Not, and the Postal Mail and Philately series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is January 17, 1832.
Location. 28° 15.64′ N, 82° 26.146′ W. Marker is
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in Land O' Lakes, Florida, in Pasco County. Marker is on Ehren Cemetery Road, 1.2 miles south of Ehren Cutoff Road (County Road 583), on the right when traveling south. Located in cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Land O Lakes FL 34639, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ehren African American Community / Mount Carmel Church And Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dupree Gardens (approx. 1.3 miles away); Concord Stagecoach Road (approx. 4.2 miles away); Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Florida Honors and Remembers our POW's and MIA's (approx. 5.1 miles away); Double Branch Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 6.9 miles away); Wesley Chapel (approx. 6.9 miles away); Fivay Junction - Greenfield - Tucker Cemetery and Community (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Land O' Lakes.
Ehren Community Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave W, February 18, 2023
2. Ehren Community Marker
Marker can be seen just to the left of center in the shade.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 28, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 797 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 14, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.   2. submitted on February 27, 2023, by Dave W of Co, Colorado. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 1, 2023