Fort Walton Beach in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1968 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-94.)
Location. 30° 24.233′ N, 86° 36.447′ W. Marker is in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Marker is on Miracle Strip Parkway SE (U.S. 98) west of Florida Place SE, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 139 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach FL 32548, 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. Okaloosa County Desert Storm Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Preserving and Protecting the Mound (within shouting Indianola Inn, An Indian Midden Mound, and Civil War Cannons (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); XM-800 Armored Reconnaisance Scout Vehicle (approx. 5 miles away); AGM-28 Hound Dog Missile (approx. 5.1 miles away); B-52 Stratofortress (approx. 5.1 miles away); SR-71 Blackbird (approx. 5.1 miles away); MH-53M Pave Low IV (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Walton Beach.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . . Confederate Camp Walton article by the Florida Public Archaeology Network. (Submitted on November 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
1. Marker restored and re-installed...
The Indian Mound Museum manager reported in 2016 that "it was removed several years ago when there was construction along Highway 98, then it was returned. We took it down last year for cleaning and repair. Although it is not up right now
Tim Fillmon, who restores Florida historical markers for the whole state, restored the marker in 2018 and it looks great.
— Submitted November 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. 3. submitted on November 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 4. submitted on November 20, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.