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Hollywood in Broward County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Council Oak Tree

 
 
Council Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, December 1, 2016
1. Council Oak Tree Marker
Inscription. The Council Oak Tree Site reflects the Seminole Tribe of Florida's growth over the years and stands as a symbol of strength and stability. The Council Oak Tree was the site of the meetings that led to the creation of the Seminole Tribe of Florida Constitution and Bylaws which gave official federal recognition to the Seminole Tribe of Florida. These meetings at the Council Oak paved the way for the success of the Seminole Tribe and secured Tribal sovereignty. The Council Oak Tree Site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 4, 2012.
 
Location. 26° 2.74′ N, 80° 12.576′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, Florida, in Broward County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of U.S. 441 and Stirling Road (State Road 848), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4150 N State Rd 7, Hollywood FL 33021, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Davie School (approx. 2.1 miles away); Link Trainer Building #8 (approx. 3.3 miles away); A Brief History (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mackey Airlines, Inc. (approx. 4 miles away); Melina's
Council Oak Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, December 1, 2016
2. Council Oak Tree Marker
(approx. 4 miles away); Central Arcade (approx. 4.6 miles away); Hollywood Publishing Company/Hollywood News Building (approx. 4.6 miles away); Wellons & McGowan (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
More about this marker. The marker is next to the tree in the parking lot of the Seminole casino.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 2, 2016, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 2, 2016, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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