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Near Palatka in Putnam County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cross Florida Barge Canal Memorial

 
 
Florida Barge Canal Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 4, 2017
1. Florida Barge Canal Memorial Marker
Inscription. President Lyndon B. Johnson dedicated the start of construction of the 185-Mile long canal at this site on February 27, 1964
 
Erected 1965 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-123.)
 
Location. 29° 32.582′ N, 81° 42.769′ W. Marker is near Palatka, Florida, in Putnam County. Marker is on Martinez Circle 0.2 miles north of Boys Ranch Roadd when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 380 Boys Ranch Rd, Palatka FL 32177, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle At Horse Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 7.7 miles away); The Mount Royal Site (approx. 7.8 miles away); Mount Royal (approx. 8.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Mount Royal Site (approx. 8.4 miles away); Lt. J.K. (Kay) Larkin Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away); Putnam County WW II Memorial (approx. 8.7 miles away); Putnam County Confederate Memorial (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palatka.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Florida Barge Canal Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 4, 2017
2. Florida Barge Canal Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 104 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 5, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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