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

John B. Sargeant, Sr.

May 29, 1915 - March 6, 1989

 
 
John B. Sargeant, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, November 15, 2008
1. John B. Sargeant, Sr. Marker
Inscription. John B. Sargeant is remembered as a "gentle" man who generously gave of his time so that future generations could enjoy the lands preserved here. A Polk County dairyman, he served twenty-seven years on the Hillsborough River Basin Board of the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
 
Erected 1989.
 
Location. 28° 4.85′ N, 82° 17.12′ W. Marker is in Thonotosassa, Florida, in Hillsborough County. Marker can be reached from Fort King Highway (U.S. 301). Touch for map. Located in John B. Sargeant Sr. County Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12702 Fort King Highway, Thonotosassa FL 33592, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Fort King Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capt. Nathaniel Wyche Hunter (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Largest Orange Grove in the World (approx. 6 miles away); Reverend Billy Graham (approx. 6.6 miles away); Temple Terraces Country Club Sutton Hall (approx. 6.7 miles away); Mrs. Bertha Honoré Palmer (approx. 6.9 miles away); Spanish Exploration of Temple Terrace (approx. 7½ miles away); Bruce B. Downs Boulevard (approx. 8.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
John B. Sargeant, Sr. Marker, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, November 15, 2008
2. John B. Sargeant, Sr. Marker, looking north
Located at the loop trailhead near canoe launch area.
 
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John B. Sargeant, Sr. County Park sign image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, November 15, 2008
3. John B. Sargeant, Sr. County Park sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 19, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,298 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 19, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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