south of Callahan in Nassau County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Thomas Creek
Location. 30° 30.408′ N, 81° 47.527′ W. Marker is in south of Callahan, Florida, in Nassau County. Marker is on U.S. 1, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located near Thomas Creek, at the county line. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville FL 32219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Florida Railroad (approx. 4.7 miles away); American Revolutionary War Battle of Thomas Creek (approx. 7.4 miles away); Italia (approx. 8.7 miles away); Abraham Lincoln Lewis Mausoleum (approx. 10.4 miles away); Centennial Hall Edward Waters College (approx. 12.9 miles away); Confederate Torpedo Boat David (approx. 13 miles away); Second Missionary Baptist Church of LaVilla (approx. 13.9 miles away); Joseph E. Lee (was approx. 14.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ).
Regarding Battle of Thomas Creek. The battle site is now located in Jacksonville's Thomas Creek Preserve, and is part of the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. The site itself is undeveloped.
Also see . . . Battle of Thomas Creek, Wikipedia entry. the Georgia legislature gave command of the operation to Colonel Elbert. In addition to the 300 Continentals (Submitted on March 28, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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