“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Lafayette County Florida Historical Markers

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By Julie Szabo, March 8, 2009
Lafayette County Marker
Florida (Lafayette County), Mayo — F-221 — Lafayette County
Lafayette County was created December 23, 1856, from Madison County. The county was named in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette, the French citizen who rendered invaluable assistance to the Colonies during the Revolutionary War. The famed Suwannee . . . — Map (db m17725) HM
Florida (Lafayette County), Mayo — F-368 — Mayo, County Seat of Lafayette County
Established in 1874 by John B. Whitfield, Mayo was named in honor of James M. Mayo, a colonel in the Confederate Army and father of Nathan Mayo, who served as State Commissioner of Agriculture from 1923 to 1960. Mayo became the county seat of . . . — Map (db m132099) HM

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Aug. 9, 2020