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Seffner in Hillsborough County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Florida Militia Ambush

 
 
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By Tim Fillmon, 1990
1. Florida Militia Ambush Marker
Inscription.  Here a SUPPLY TEAM of the Florida Militia 3 wagons & guards Enroute from Ft. Brooke (Tampa) to inland encampments was AMBUSHED & MASSACRED by SEMINOLE INDIANS, May 17, 1856.
 
Erected by Hillsborough County Historical Commission.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 28° 0.789′ N, 82° 15.438′ W. Marker was in Seffner, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker was on East Hillsborough Avenue (U.S. 92) just east of Pasadena Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Seffner FL 33584, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Old Fort King Trail (approx. 4.9 miles away); John B. Sargeant, Sr. (approx. 5 miles away); Brandon School (approx. 5.3 miles away); Limona (approx. 5.3 miles away); Brandon Masonic Lodge No. 114, F. & A.M. (approx. 5.4 miles away); Brandon Family Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Brandon Homestead (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Largest Orange Grove in the World (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on February 18, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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