Bealsville stands as a legacy of the emancipated slaves who sought to remake their lives in a new community of their own. Many citizens of Bealsville are descendants from the first settlers; others have moved here. All recognize and respect the original citizens for founding one of Hillsborough County's oldest and noteworthy communities.
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Location. 27° 56.728′ N, 82° 4.529′ W. Marker is in Bealsville, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker is at the intersection of Nesmith Road and Joe King Road, on the right when traveling west on Nesmith Road. Touch for map. Located in front of the Bealsville Recreation Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5009 Nesmith Avenue, Plant City FL 33567, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glover School (approx. 0.4 miles away); 320th Bombardment Group (M) (approx. 5.1 miles away); Plant City Union Depot (approx. 5.6 miles away); Town of Plant City (approx. 5.6 miles away); Site of Methodist Episcopal Church South (approx. 5.7 miles away); Plant City High School (approx. 5.9 miles away); Cow Cavalry (approx. 5.9 miles away); Site of Alderman's Ford (approx. 6.6 miles away).
Categories. • African Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 23, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.