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Frostproof in Polk County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Indian Burial Mound

 
 
Indian Burial Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 23, 2017
1. Indian Burial Mound Marker
Inscription.
In the seventeenth century
under Spanish rule
Indians buried their dead here
Glass beads and silver ornaments
found on an Indian skeleton
identified the mound as pre-Seminole

 
Erected 1955 by Lake Wales Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 27° 44.772′ N, 81° 31.673′ W. Marker is in Frostproof, Florida, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of North Lake Reedy Boulevard and East Wall Street, on the right when traveling south on North Lake Reedy Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frostproof FL 33843, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Fort Clinch (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Indian Trails (approx. 11.8 miles away); Sumica (approx. 12.1 miles away); Fort Gardiner (approx. 15.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Frostproof Historical Trail. (Submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
 
Categories. AnthropologyCemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
Indian Burial Mound Marker looking west on East Wall Street. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 23, 2017
2. Indian Burial Mound Marker looking west on East Wall Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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