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Union County Florida Historical Markers

 
Mount Zion Baptist Church and Swift Creek Cemetery Restored Marker image, Touch for more information
By Tim Fillmon, April 30, 2016
Mount Zion Baptist Church and Swift Creek Cemetery Restored Marker
Florida (Union County), Lake Butler — F-118 — Mount Zion Baptist Church and Swift Creek Cemetery
Continuous religious services have been held on this site since 1844. The first church, of hand hewn logs was erected, and the following were elected elders at the time of constitution, February 20, 1847: Cornealus Buey and Sham Peacock. The first . . . — Map (db m65690) HM
Florida (Union County), Lake Butler — Union County
Union County, established on October 1, 1921, is the smallest of Florida's 67 counties. Its 245 square miles are bounded by Baker County on the north and by the natural boundaries of Olustee Creek, the Santa Fe River and the New River. Once . . . — Map (db m64266) HM
Florida (Union County), Providence — Village Of Providence(Unincorporated) Union County
Providence is believed to be the second oldest Florida settlement next to St. Augustine. The Lonnie Summers Family found this statement written on the wall of the Old Odem House they purchased in 1936: "St. Augustine was founded in 1565. Shortly . . . — Map (db m55808) HM

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