“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Gulf County Florida Historical Markers

St. Joseph Confederate Saltworks Marker image, Touch for more information
By Tim Carr, July 26, 2008
St. Joseph Confederate Saltworks Marker
Florida (Gulf County), Port St. Joe — F-119 — St. Joseph Confederate Saltworks
A major Confederate saltworks, with daily capacity of 150 bushels, before completion, was located 200 feet north. Brick foundations were salvaged from ruins of the old City of St. Joseph. Salt processed by evaporation of seawater was one of . . . — Map (db m27029) HM
Florida (Gulf County), Port St. Joe — The Florida Constitution1838
This memorial is to commemorate the birth of the State of Florida and the assembling of the first Constitutional Convention of this state convened in a building then standing upon this spot in the Year of our Lord 1838. All men are equal before . . . — Map (db m62107) HM
Florida (Gulf County), St. Joe Beach — F-115 — Fort CrèvecoeurFort Crèvecoeur Abandoned
(Front): In 1717, on this site, the French began erecting Fort Crèvecoeur within Spanish domain. On February 8, 1718, Jean-Baptiste Lémoyne de Bienville, acting Governor of Louisiana, dispatched his brother, Lémoyne de Châteagué to complete . . . — Map (db m8164) HM
Florida (Gulf County), Wewahitchka — Gulf County Old Courthouse
The South Portion of Calhoun County was cut out in 1925 to form Gulf County. Wewahitchka was chosen as the county seat. The first county business was transacted in a local business house until this court house was built in 1927, and served until the . . . — Map (db m101782) HM
Florida (Gulf County), Wewahitchka — Wewahitchka Centennial1875-1975
(side 1) Fort Place, or Richard's Fort, five miles south, erected in the early 1800's is considered as the forerunner of Wewahitchka. People lived in the area earlier. Wewahitchka (Indian name for water eyes), first permanent settlement in . . . — Map (db m101420) HM

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