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Marianna in Jackson County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Jackson County

 
 
Jackson County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 4, 2014
1. Jackson County Marker
Inscription. On August 12, 1822, the year after the United States received possession of the Floridas, an Act of the Territorial Legislative Council divided West Florida into two counties -- Jackson and Escambia. At that time, Jackson County included all territory between the Choctawhatchee and Suwannee Rivers, an area which now encompasses land in seventeen North Florida Counties. Jackson County is named in honor of Andrew Jackson, Governor of the Territories of East and West Florida. The county seat is Marianna, incorporated November 5, 1828.
 
Erected 1972 by the Jackson County Historical Commission In Cooperation With Department of State. (Marker Number F-195.)
 
Location. 30° 46.431′ N, 85° 13.57′ W. Marker is in Marianna, Florida, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Street (U.S. 90) and Madison Street, on the right when traveling east on Lafayette Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4445 Lafayette Street, Marianna FL 32446, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Soldiers Monument (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Marianna (within shouting distance of this marker); The Abstract Office
Jackson County Marker & Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 4, 2014
2. Jackson County Marker & Courthouse
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); Cavalry Fight in Downtown Marianna (about 800 feet away); Saint Luke Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Woman's Club (approx. mile away); First United Methodist Church (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marianna.
 
Also see . . .  Jackson County, Florida Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 5, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Jackson County Courthouse & Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 4, 2014
3. Jackson County Courthouse & Civil War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 4, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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