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Zolfo Springs in Hardee County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

“Bone” Mizell

 
 
"Bone" Mizell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, November 10, 2009
1. "Bone" Mizell Marker
Inscription. was DeSoto County's wag, prairie philosopher, cowboy humorist and prankster. He was beloved for his merrymaking. Bone was christened
Morgan Bonapart Mizell
He was born 1863 and died 1912. Bone is buried in Joshua Creek Cemetery in DeSoto County near Arcadia.
 
Erected 1970 by Peace River Valley Historical Society.
 
Location. 27° 30.061′ N, 81° 47.959′ W. Marker is in Zolfo Springs, Florida, in Hardee County. Marker is on Museum Drive near U.S. 17. Touch for map. At the Cracker Trail Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2822 Museum Dr, Zolfo Springs FL 33890, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seminole Indian Battle (here, next to this marker); Fort Chokonikla (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
"Bone" Mizell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mychell R. Gagnon, February 1, 2014
2. "Bone" Mizell Marker
The marker is to the far right in this view, behind the train.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,566 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 15, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2. submitted on April 13, 2014, by Mychell R. Gagnon of Plessisville, Quebec, Canada. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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