Dunedin in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
This Park contains an original Stage coach road known as Old road 37
This was once the main road that ran from Clearwater to Tarpon Springs and dates Back to the early 1920’s
Please come explore the old road
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 28° 3.113′ N, 82° 46.724′ W. Marker is in Dunedin, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker can be reached from Bayshore Boulevard (Alternate U.S. 19) 0.2 miles north of Curlew Road (State Road 586), on the right when traveling north. The marker is located along the Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail in Oasis Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dunedin FL 34698, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dunedin Isles Golf Club (approx. 0.7 miles away); Training Area of the U.S. Marine Corps Amphibian Tractor (Alligator) (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Andrews Memorial Chapel (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ozona Village Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rheba Sutton White ChapelDr. Willis S. Blatchley House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Dunedin's African-American Community (approx. 2.3 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of Dr. Willis Stanley Blatchley (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunedin.
More about this marker. There is a duplicate marker at the south end of the park. The original stage coach road runs north to south between these signs.
Regarding Oasis Park. The 46-mile Pinellas Rail Trail runs through Oasis Park beside the old stage coach road. Oasis park is a ¼-mile stretch of parkway set aside to preserve and exhibit remnants of the original stage coach road from the 1920's. You can see portions of the original dirt road as well as sections of asphalt bricks later used to pave the roadway.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 664 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 4. submitted on December 12, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 5, 6. submitted on December 11, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on December 12, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.