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Blountstown in Calhoun County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Blunt Reservation and Fields

 
 
Blunt Reservation and Fields Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 2, 2010
1. Blunt Reservation and Fields Marker
Inscription. This is the western boundary of a reservation set aside by the treaty of Fort Moultrie and given to John Blunt (Blount) one of the six principal chiefs of the Florida Indians. The Apalachicola River was the eastern boundary. The treaty was ratified January 2, 1824. Signers of the treaty were William P. Duval, James Gadsden, Bernard Sequi, Nea Mathla, John Blunt, Tuski Hajo, Mulatto King, Emathlochee and Econchatimico. Blountstown was named after him.
 
Erected 1964 by Florida Board of Parks and Historical Memorials in cooperation with Calhoun County Board of County Commissioners. (Marker Number F-120.)
 
Location. 30° 26.583′ N, 85° 2.583′ W. Marker is in Blountstown, Florida, in Calhoun County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Avenue (State Road 20) and Main Street (State Road 71), on the right when traveling west on Central Avenue. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of The Old Calhoun County Courthouse, built in 1904, an historic building added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on October 16, 1980. Marker is at or near this postal address: 314 East Central Avenue, Blountstown FL 32424, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 11 miles of this
Blunt Reservation and Fields Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 2, 2010
2. Blunt Reservation and Fields Marker
with Cochranetown marker and Old Calhoun County Courthouse in the background.
marker, measured as the crow flies. Cochranetown - Corakko Talofv (here, next to this marker); Torreya Tree (approx. 10.8 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is in good physical condition but the finished is weathered as would be expected in this climate.
 
Additional keywords. Courthouse, treaty
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
Old Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 2, 2010
3. Old Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida
Blunt Reservation and Fields Marker is located on the Old Calhoun County Courthouse grounds.
Old Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 2, 2010
4. Old Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida
Blunt Reservation and Fields Marker is located on the Old Calhoun County Courthouse grounds.
Old Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 2, 2010
5. Old Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida
Blunt Reservation and Fields Marker is located on the Old Calhoun County Courthouse grounds.
Old Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 2, 2010
6. Old Calhoun County Courthouse, Blountstown, Florida
Blunt Reservation and Fields Marker is located on the Old Calhoun County Courthouse grounds.
Agapanthus praecox, (Blue African Lily) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 2, 2010
7. Agapanthus praecox, (Blue African Lily)
African Lily located near the Blunt Reservation and Fields Marker on the Old Calhoun County Courthouse grounds.
Lagerstroemia indica, (Crepe myrtle) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 2, 2010
8. Lagerstroemia indica, (Crepe myrtle)
Crepe Myrtle located near the Blunt Reservation and Fields Marker on the Old Calhoun County Courthouse grounds.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2011, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 649 times since then and 47 times this year. Last updated on October 17, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 18, 2011, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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