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New Smyrna Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site of Old Stone Wharf

 
 
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By Tim Fillmon, March 4, 2017
1. Site of Old Stone Wharf Marker
Inscription. Built by Turnbull colonists in 1768 it formed a terminus of the Kings Road completed in 1771 and marked the beginning point of all of the early surveys of the community.

It was the scene of a Civil War engagement March 24, 1862 between the 3rd Florida Regiment and seamen of the Union gunboats "Henry Andrews" and "Penguin."
 
Erected 1940 by Jane Sheldon Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 29° 1.181′ N, 80° 55.095′ W. Marker is in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is at the intersection of South Riverside Drive and Clinch Street, on the right when traveling north on South Riverside Drive. Touch for map. Marker is located between S Riverside Dr and the Indian River. Marker is in this post office area: New Smyrna Beach FL 32168, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The New Smyrna Odyssey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Turnbull Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1768 British Colony of New Smyrna (approx. 0.6 miles away); Anniversary of Shelling by Union Gunboats (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Sheldon's New Smyrna Hotel
Site of Old Stone Wharf Marker and surrounding area image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, March 4, 2017
2. Site of Old Stone Wharf Marker and surrounding area
(approx. 0.6 miles away); To the Past... (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dr. Andrew Turnbull (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old St. Rita Colored Mission Church (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Smyrna Beach.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made FeaturesRoads & VehiclesWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 100 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 5, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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