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Near High Springs in Alachua County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

1824 - The Bellamy Road - 1952

 
 
The Bellamy Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, April 9, 2014
1. The Bellamy Road Marker
Inscription.  The construction of this road was authorized by the 18th Congress and approved February 28, 1824. The section from Tallahassee to St. Augustine was built by John Bellamy and followed the Old Spanish Road.
 
Erected 1952 by Gainesville Chapter, Daughters of American Revolution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is February 28, 1824.
 
Location. 29° 52.293′ N, 82° 32.779′ W. Marker is near High Springs, Florida, in Alachua County. Marker is on County Road 236 NW, 0.3 miles west of Interstate 75, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: High Springs FL 32643, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Springhill Methodist Church/Traxler, Fla. (approx. half a mile away); William Henry Traxler (approx. half a mile away); Spring Hill United Methodist Church / Bellamy Road (approx. half a mile away); Town of Leno (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bellamy Road (approx. 3.6 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps
The Bellamy Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, April 9, 2014
2. The Bellamy Road Marker
I-75 is in the far background
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(approx. 3.6 miles away); "CCC Boy" Statue (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fear Stricken (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in High Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 27, 2022