Alachua in Alachua County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Newnansville Town Site
After the hostilities were concluded, Newnansville prospered as a commercial center for the expading Middle Florida frontier. The chief products of the area were corn, cotton, and after the Civil War, citrus. Except for
Erected 1976 by Alachua County Historical Commission in cooperation with Department of State. (Marker Number F-265.)
Location. 29° 48.228′ N, 82° 28.719′ W. Marker is in Alachua, Florida, in Alachua County. Marker is on State Road 235, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located between Hipp Way and NW 121st Terrace. Marker is in this post office area: Alachua FL 32615, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the Newnansville Methodist Church Site (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); City of Alachua (approx. 1.4 miles away); LaCrosse (approx. 5.2 miles away); LaCrosse, Florida (approx. 5.2 miles away); 1824 - The Bellamy Road - 1952 (approx. 6.2 miles away); American Legion Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); Railroading In High Springs (approx. 7.3 miles away); High Springs, Florida (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alachua.
Regarding Newnansville Town Site. National Register of Historic Places:
Newnansville Town Site (added 1974 - - #74000608)
Also known as Fort Gilleland;Dell's;Alachua
Address Restricted , Alachua
♦ Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
♦ Architectural Style: Other
♦ Historic Person: Dell,James,et al.
♦ Significant Year: 1890, 1824
♦ Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Military, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Social History,
♦ Cultural Affiliation: American,Rural
♦ Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
♦ Owner: Private
♦ Historic Function: Domestic
♦ Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Vacant/Not In Use
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