Near Keystone Heights in Clay County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Bellamy Road
The St. Augustine to Tallahassee segment was contracted to John Bellamy. He completed this in 1826, using Native American guides and his own slaves. Remnants of the old sand road are used today and part of the Bellamy Road forms the county line between northwest Putnam and southwest Clay County.
Erected 1998 by The Clay County Historical Commission and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-398.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1824.
Location. 29° 44.756′ N, 81° 59.011′ W. Marker is near Keystone Heights, Florida, in Clay County. Marker is on State Road 100, 0.3 miles east of Swan Lake Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Keystone Heights FL 32656, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Melrose High School (approx. 4.4 miles away); Melrose Woman's Club (approx. 4½ miles away); Melrose Cemetery (approx. 4½ miles away); Melrose Veterans Memorial (approx. 4½ miles away); Melrose Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); Melrose World War I Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); Melrose World War II Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); Melrose (approx. 4.6 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.