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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Oak Hill, Florida
Location of Oak Hill, Florida
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For thousands of years the Timucuan Indians harvested millions of claims and oysters from Mosquito Lagoon. They left the shells behind and formed mounds like the one here at Seminole Rest. Over time most of the mounds were destroyed and their . . . — — Map (db m159567) HM|
Several mounds exist here at Seminole Rest. Snyder’s Mound, the largest mound, is not one of mass shells but in some areas seventeen different layers deposited over time. In an effort to find clues to the Timucuans, archeologists are . . . — — Map (db m159594) HM|
In 1911, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley H. Snyder purchased this house and the surrounding land. They named their homesite “Seminole Rest” after the Seminole Indians. Their purchase saved the story of an even earlier culture—the Timucuan . . . — — Map (db m159577) HM|
Welcome to Seminole Rest, part of Canaveral National Seashore and site of an ancient 18-foot-high Indian shell mound. Timucuan Indians occupied this site at various times from 2000 B.C. to A.D. 1565. A leisurely walk along the half-mile loop . . . — — Map (db m159616) HM|
Locals often stayed in this cottage when caring for the Snyder property. The name “caretaker” is just as appropriate for the Snyders. For 77 years the family guarded the Timucuan story. Their sense of preservation saved the . . . — — Map (db m159581) HM|
Archeologists believe that the Timucuans lived in the wooded area in the distance. The trees provided wood for fuel and shelter, while freshwater springs supplied water.
In 1564 illustrator Jacques LeMoyne came to Florida as part of a French . . . — — Map (db m159607) HM|
Archeologists believe that women and children gathered shellfish along the shore, using their feet and hands or digging with sticks or rakes. Meanwhile. The men fished in the deeper waters of the lagoon or ocean, using fish traps, nets, barbed . . . — — Map (db m159572) HM|