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Near Winter Haven in Polk County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Chief Chipco

 
 
Chief Chipco Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Brown, June 9, 2011
1. Chief Chipco Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Chief Chipco
Lover of peace
Friend of the white man
His
Seminole Indian village
was located on
Bonars Island
in Lake Hamilton 1855

Dedicated by
Ponce De Leon Chapter
Daughters of
the American Revolution
Winter Haven, Florida
1957

 
Erected 1957 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 28° 2.718′ N, 81° 38.124′ W. Marker is near Winter Haven, Florida, in Polk County. Marker is on U.S. 27 0.7 miles south of Kokomo Road (State Road 546), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at Sample Park on the shore of Lake Hamilton. Marker is in this post office area: Winter Haven FL 33881, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Railroad in Dundee History (approx. 1.8 miles away); 600 E. Hinson Avenue (approx. 4.3 miles away); 19 N. Sixth Street (approx. 4.3 miles away); Consolidated Arcade
Wide view of the Chief Chipco Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, March 14, 2012
2. Wide view of the Chief Chipco Marker
Located at Sample Park on the shore of Lake Hamilton in the background.
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Haines City Masonic Lodge (approx. 4.4 miles away); Wray Building (approx. 4.4 miles away); 607 Jones Avenue (approx. 4.4 miles away); Polk Arcade (approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Chipco and Tallahassee led Seminole remnant in Florida. (Submitted on June 22, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2011, by Christopher Brown of Haines City, Florida. This page has been viewed 707 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 9, 2011, by Christopher Brown of Haines City, Florida.   2. submitted on March 29, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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