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Tallahassee in Leon County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Capt. John Parkhill

Of Leon Volunteers

 
 
Capt. John Parkhill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, April 6, 2014
1. Capt. John Parkhill Marker
Inscription.  This monument is erected by his fellow citizens of Leon County, Florida, as a testimonial of their high esteem for his character and public services.

The memory of the hero is the treasure of his country.

He was born July 10, 1823 and was killed at Palm Hammock in South Florida while leading his company in a charge against the Seminole Indians, November 28 A.D. 1857
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1824.
 
Location. 30° 26.274′ N, 84° 16.86′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. Marker is at the intersection of Monroe Street and Apalachee Freeway on Monroe Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tallahassee FL 32303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leon County Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Capitol of Florida (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Union Bank of Florida (about 300 feet away); Florida Liberty Bell Replica (about 400 feet away); Florida Sri Chinmoy Peace State (about 500 feet
Capt. John Parkhill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, April 6, 2014
2. Capt. John Parkhill Marker
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away); Leon County (about 700 feet away); USS Tallahassee (about 800 feet away); Lewis Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
 
Capt. John Parkhill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, April 6, 2014
3. Capt. John Parkhill Marker
Capt. John Parkhill Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, April 6, 2014
4. Capt. John Parkhill Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 881 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 17, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Jun. 25, 2022