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Sumter County Florida Historical Markers

 
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By Brandon D Cross, February 28, 2020
“Let Valor Not Fail” Marker
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — “Let Valor Not Fail” — Florida National Cemetery
187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team In memory of our paratrooper comrades, who made the supreme sacrifice on the battlefields of Korea (1950–1953). They answered the call to defend a country they did not know and a . . . — Map (db m147838) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — “Nous Resterons La” (We Are Staying Here) — Florida National Cemetery
In Memory of all Veterans of The Third Infantry Division Rock of the Marne Dedicated by “Outpost 2” November 11, 2001 Map (db m147931) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — 4th Infantry (Ivy) Division — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to the Memory of all the Valiant Deceased Veterans of the 4th Infantry (Ivy) Division Mar. 15, 2002 Florida Chapter 4th Infantry (Ivy) Division Assn — Map (db m147854) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — 82nd Airborne Division Association — Florida National Cemetery
"Airborne All The Way!!!" In honor of those champions of liberty, the men and woman of the 82nd Airborne Division, who made the supreme sacrifice to preserve freedom throughout the world. Tampa Bay Chapter, South Florida Chapter, . . . — Map (db m146537) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — 8th Air Force — Florida National Cemetery
In memory of those who served Florida Chapter 8AF Historical Society May 29, 1994 — Map (db m146571) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Address by President Lincoln — At the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863 —
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m146016) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Air Force Association (Florida) — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to All Veterans Who Serve to Preserve the Freedom of this Nation. Dedicated May 21, 1995 Map (db m147873) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — All American Veterans Buried Here — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to the Memory Of All American Veterans Buried Here FLT Oddfellows and Rebekahs Of Florida Map (db m147862) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — All Marines — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to All Marines Apr. 8, 1990 Map (db m147864) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — All Navy Women — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to All Navy Women Waves · Nurses · Spars · Yeoman F Still Something Special November 11, 1992Map (db m147876) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — All Women Marines — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to All Women Marines Florida Chapters Of WMA 14 March 1992 — Map (db m147881) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — American Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to the American Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor The Valiant men and women, both living and dead, who gallantly fought against over whelming odds defending the Philippine Islands from invading Japanese forces, for . . . — Map (db m147837) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — American Ex-Prisoners of War — Florida National Cemetery
“Not By Arms Alone” We exist to help those who cannot help themselves The Department Of Florida — Map (db m146539) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Disabled American Veterans — Florida National Cemetery
Do not stand by my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep, I am a thousand winds that blow, I am a diamond glint on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awake in the morning . . . — Map (db m147836) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Flame Of Freedom — Florida National Cemetery
The Flame of Freedom burns because of those who served Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Florida Organized July 5 And 6, 1830 — Map (db m146834) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Florida National Cemetery
This cemetery is dedicated to the memory of all the patriotic men and women who answered their country’s call to service. Their inspiring contribution will help preserve in the hearts and lives of all Americans the spirit of . . . — Map (db m145992) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Florida Veterans of World War I — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated To The Florida Veterans Of World War I In Flanders Fields the poppies grow between the crosses row on row where buddies died so long ago. Now that our life on earth is o’er our ship is steered toward that shore where . . . — Map (db m147835) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — For God and Country — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to all veterans who sacrificed their lives to protect freedom “For God and Country” The American Legion Department of Florida Nov. 11, 1992 — Map (db m146573) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — For Those Who Served — Florida National Cemetery
For those who served Presented by Division Five Air Force Sergeants Association — Map (db m146829) HM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Fourth Marine Division Association WWII — Florida National Cemetery
Uncommon Valor was a Common Virtue Roi-Namur Tinian Saipan Iwo-Jima Fourth Marine Division Assoc WWII Semper Fidelis Chapter 9 Florida 1991 — Map (db m147801) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Ft. Armstrong
During the Second Seminole Indian War (1835-42) a number of military forts were constructed in Florida. These forts served as supply bases and other logistic supports. Near this site was constructed Ft. Armstrong. The fort was constructed in . . . — Map (db m42035) HM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Gone But Not Forgotten — Florida National Cemetery
In memory of all Scottish Masons who have served their country Gone but not forgotten The Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction, U.S.A. November 11, 2000Map (db m146836) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Guadalcanal — Florida National Cemetery
In Memory Of Those Who Have Gone Before S.W. Florida Chapter 1st Marine Div. Assn. Inc. Map (db m147833) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Italian American War Veterans — Florida National Cemetery
In memory of our departed comrades who answered the call to duty with honor and patriotism, in defending the freedom of our beloved country May they rest in peace — Map (db m146449) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Korean Service Memorial — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated To All Korean Service Veterans Who Served In Defense Of The Korean Peninsula And To All Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice From June 25, 1950 To Present. — Map (db m147943) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Military Order Of Devil Dogs — Florida National Cemetery
To Serve With Honor To Be Remembered With Honor We Served Pound 79 Military Order Of Devil Dogs Pack of Florida Map (db m147832) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — National Sojourners Memorial — Florida National Cemetery
. . . — Map (db m146578) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Navy Seabees
Dedicated To All Navy Seabees Who Built And Fought And Paved A Way To Victory “Can Do” — Map (db m147805) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — On This Spot — December 28, 1835 — Dade Battlefield —
Major Francis L. Dade and his command consisting of detachments of the Fourth Infantry, Second and Third Artillery United States Army, while marching from Tampa Bay to Fort King was attacked by a superior force of Seminole Indians commanded by Mico . . . — Map (db m20024) HM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — F-993 — Pilaklikaha/Abraham's Town
Pilaklikaha One mile east of here is the site of the town of Pilaklikaha, established in 1813 by Black Seminoles. Meaning "many ponds" in the Mikasuki language, Pilaklikaha was the largest and most prosperous Black Seminole town in Florida, . . . — Map (db m114467) HM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Polish Legion of American Veterans, U.S.A. — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to over three million American Veterans of Polish descent who served in the wars and conflicts of the United States Dedicated May 1998 Map (db m147894) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Pride and Honor — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to the memory of all American veterans who have fought for and served their country with Pride and Honor — Map (db m146533) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Purple Heart — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to All those who shed their life’s blood in the cause of Freedom — Map (db m147852) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Reserve Officers Association — Florida National Cemetery
Department of Florida Reserve Officers Association Dedicated 1996 To those who have served their nation The object and purpose of the Reserve Officers Association shall be to support a military policy for the United States that . . . — Map (db m146515) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Retired Enlisted Association — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated To All Retired Enlisted Military Personnel — Map (db m146535) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Submarine Service Memorial — Lest We Forget — Florida National Cemetery —
These words cut in stone, are a tribute to all submariners who volunteered to serve their country in the Submarine Service of the United States of America. Never let it be said of any of us that we forgot our shipmates on . . . — Map (db m147930) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Sumter County World War II Veterans — Florida National Cemetery
1941 - 1945 Remembering Each Of Our World War II Veterans Sumter County, Florida 1995 — Map (db m147804) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Supreme Sacrifice — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to all who made the supreme sacrifice so that we all may be free Department of Florida AMVETS Established September 1945 Dedicated Sept. 12, 1999 — Map (db m146789) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — The Americal Division — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated to all veterans of the Americal Division World War II Korea Vietnam Nov. 11, 1991 South Last Chapter Americal Division Veterans Assn. — Map (db m146516) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — The Carillon — Florida National Cemetery
AMVETS dedicated this Carillon as a living memorial to America’s Veterans who served their country honorably for the cause of freedom Florida National Cemetery Bushnell, Florida October 9, 1993 — Map (db m146000) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — The Chosin Few — Florida National Cemetery
For he today that shed his blood with me shall be my brother Henry V. Shakespeare Yalu River China • Chosin Reservoir • Hungnam • Inchon • Seul • Pusan The Chosin Few Korea Nov. - 1950 - Dec. We few --- We . . . — Map (db m146529) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — The Forgotten Theater — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated To All China, Burma, India Veterans Who Served In This Forgotten Theater During World War II — Map (db m147933) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — The Military Chaplains Association — Florida National Cemetery
In Memoriam Serving God, military personnel, their families Dedicated April, 1995 — Map (db m146580) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — The Military Order of the World Wars — Florida National Cemetery
The Military Order of the World Wars Honors all who served in defense of freedom — Map (db m146508) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — The Ultimate Sacrifice — Florida National Cemetery
In honor of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States of America and the families they left behind. The sacrifice will not be forgotten. — Map (db m146009) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — The Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps and The Women’s Army Corps — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated To The Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps And The Women’s Army Corps 1942 – 1978 Presented By All FL Chapters Of The Veterans Association 1991Map (db m147889) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — To All Navy Personnel Who Served Aboard Destroyers — Florida National Cemetery
To all Navy personnel who served aboard destroyers in the Pacific during World War II, and for all their important contributions to the war efforts, especially those of the U.S.S. Topeka. — Map (db m146510) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — To Those Who Died – To Those Who Survived — Florida National Cemetery
. . . — Map (db m146514) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — United States Coast Guard — Florida National Cemetery
Dedicated To The Men And Women Of The United States Coast Guard Suncoast Chapter USCG CWOA Map (db m147902) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Bushnell — Veterans of Foreign Wars — Florida National Cemetery
Veterans of Foreign Wars In Memory of Men and Women Who Served Dedicated May 25, 1992 Map (db m147891) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Coleman — Adamsville — Historic Marker
Sumter County was created by an act of the Florida Legislature on January 8, 1853. The new county was created from the southern part of Marion County and contained a large segment on what is now Lake County. The community of Adamsville was selected . . . — Map (db m66858) HM
Florida (Sumter County), Sumterville — Sumterville — Historic Site
Sumter County was created by an act of the Florida Legislature on January 8, 1853. The new county was created from the southern part of Marion County and included a large segment of what is now Lake County. The community of Adamsville was selected . . . — Map (db m66969) HM
Florida (Sumter County), Wahoo vicinity — F-283 — The Battle of Wahoo Swamp
The Battle of Wahoo Swamp occurred nearby on November 21, 1836. The 2d Seminole War, a seven-year clash caused by rivalry between Indians and settlers over central Florida lands, had begun almost a year before. By November, Indian forces had . . . — Map (db m41679) HM
Florida (Sumter County), Webster — Parson Brown Orange Tree
Parson Brown originated as a chance seedling at the home of Reverend N.L. Brown near Webster, Florida in 1856. Original plantings of this variety on sour orange rootstock on heavy hammock soils produced good crops of relatively high quality . . . — Map (db m93074) HM
Florida (Sumter County), Webster — Sumter County Farmers Market
In the late 1800s, the small farms populating Sumter County competed against each other to send their fruit and vegetables away to market. Looking for a way to sell produce which would better serve the community and benefit all growers too, the . . . — Map (db m120558) HM
Florida (Sumter County), Wildwood — Baker House — Built Circa 1890
Baker House was the home to Senator David Hume Baker and his wife Mary. They moved from Kentucky where he served as a State Senator. He also served as a Florida Senator for Marion and Sumter Counties. He was a bank investor, county commissioner and . . . — Map (db m134360) HM
Florida (Sumter County), Wildwood — Oak Grove Cemetery Confederate Veterans Memorial
This monument is dedicated to Remember and honor Our Confederate veterans who endured so much For their homes, their wife’s and their sweet hearts; So as we now bow our heads in prayer for our Confederate Veterans May we remember to . . . — Map (db m77498) WM
Florida (Sumter County), Wildwood — F-700 — Royal School Site
Royal Community Park is the site of the former segregated Royal School. Founded in 1865, the community of Royal was originally known as Picketsville, which was named for the white picket fences that marked its 40-acre homesteads. It was settled . . . — Map (db m66986) HM

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