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King’s Road Meets Apalache Trail

 
 
King’s Road Meets Apalache Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 17, 2019
1. King’s Road Meets Apalache Trail Marker
Inscription.  
At this spot the Kings Road met the Apalache Trail, so connecting the English colonies and the Spanish settlements of the west with St. Augustine and New Smyrna
 
Erected 1928 by Jacksonville Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 30° 19.781′ N, 81° 39.532′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker is at the intersection of W.Duval St. and N. Laura Street, on the left when traveling west on W.Duval St.. Located at the northeast corner of Hemming Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 WDuval Street, Jacksonville FL 32202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jacksonville Young Mens Christian Association (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Memorial 1861-1865 (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacksonville Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); John Fitzgerald Kennedy
King’s Road Meets Apalache Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 17, 2019
2. King’s Road Meets Apalache Trail Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Jacksonville's 1901 Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); 1960 Civil Rights Demonstration (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Milton Bryan Simpson (about 400 feet away); Greenleaf & Crosby Bldg. (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 26, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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