St. Cloud in Osceola County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hamilton Disston Sugar Plantation
Erected 1963 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-95.)
Location. 28° 15.668′ N, 81° 17.942′ W. Marker is in St. Cloud, Florida, in Osceola County. Marker is at the intersection of East Lakeshore Boulevard and Louisiana Avenue on East Lakeshore Boulevard. Touch for map. The marker is located at the western end of the St. Cloud Lakefront Park. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Cloud FL 34769, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial Library (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sugar Belt Railway/VFW Post (approx. 1.2 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic Building First National Bank/St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Thunderstorm Project (approx. 1½ miles away); Osceola County (approx. 7.2 miles away); 1972 B-52 Crash (approx. 13.7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Tacony History: The Life and Influence of Hamilton Disston. ...In Central Florida, Hamilton Disston is recognized as its savior and pioneer whose vision paved the way for modern-day development. Imagine the value of Disston's land holdings today in and near the Walt Disney World Resort area. (Submitted on March 27, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Disston's Dream: Drain, Get Rich - Orlando Sentinel. (Submitted on March 27, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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