Port Orange in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Location. 29° 8.511′ N, 81° 0.431′ W. Marker is in Port Orange, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from Old Sugar Mill Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Dunlawton Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens, on Old Sugar Mill Road just east of where the road forks to the north off Herbert Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 950 Old Sugar Mill Road, Port Orange FL 32129, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Sugar Cane Machinery (within shouting distance of this marker); Florida Hammock Trail Destruction of Dunlawton Plantation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Oak (about 400 feet away); Spanish Mills and Bongoland (about 400 feet away); Dunlawton's Building Blocks (about 500 feet away); Living on the Edge (about 500 feet away); Sugar Making (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Orange.
Regarding Bongoland. "Bongoland" was built amidst the ruins of the old Dunlawton Sugar Plantation, which saw its massive sugar mill destroyed during the Second Seminole War. Today, the site is home to the Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens. Several of Bongoland's concrete replica "prehistoric monsters" still exist and can be seen throughout the Gardens.
Also see . . . Florida History Center at the Museum of Arts and Sciences. Daytona Beach museum's page detailing their Giant Ground Sloth fossil exhibit. (Submitted on August 25, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,556 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 25, 2010, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.