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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Dixie County, Florida

 
Clickable Map of Dixie County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Dixie County, FL (7) Gilchrist County, FL (5) Lafayette County, FL (2) Levy County, FL (15) Taylor County, FL (7)  DixieCounty(7) Dixie County (7)  GilchristCounty(5) Gilchrist County (5)  LafayetteCounty(2) Lafayette County (2)  LevyCounty(15) Levy County (15)  TaylorCounty(7) Taylor County (7)
Cross City is the county seat for Dixie County
Adjacent to Dixie County, Florida
      Gilchrist County (5)  
      Lafayette County (2)  
      Levy County (15)  
      Taylor County (7)  
 
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1Florida (Dixie County), Cross CIty — F-515 — Putnam Lodge
Putnam Lodge, built in 1927-28 by the Putnam Lumber Company, is part of a bygone era in Florida's forestry history. Here, beside the old Dixie Highway, Putnam Lodge, part of the "company town" of Shamrock, accommodated tourists, transients and . . . Map (db m77791) HM
2Florida (Dixie County), Cross City — F-580 — Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ
This church, built in 1929, was originally a wood-framed structure and the first church erected in the African-American community of Cross City. The architectural character was retained when it was remodeled and enlarged in 1942. The hand-made . . . Map (db m67597) HM WM
3Florida (Dixie County), Horseshoe Beach — F-439 — The Jackson TrailFlorida Heritage Site
On December 26, 1817, U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun directed General Andrew Jackson to protect citizens trying to settle in Florida. Jackson arrived in Florida with the largest army ever to invade the state to date -- 2,000 Creek Warriors . . . Map (db m61566) HM
4Florida (Dixie County), Old Town — F-535 — Fletcher Community
The Fletcher Community was established when Dixie County was part of Lafayette County and both were part of their parent county, Madison. In the early 1850s Fletcher families and other families emigrated south from the Carolinas through Georgia, . . . Map (db m67595) HM
5Florida (Dixie County), Old Town — F-438 — Old Town School
On April 1, 1899, Orren Y. Felton and his wife, Lille F. Felton, gave deed to the Board of Public Instruction for Old Town School. On May 23, 1911, Ruby E. Chaires and her husband McQueen Chaires gave additional deed to the Board of Public . . . Map (db m165868) HM
6Florida (Dixie County), Old Town — F-55 — Oldtown
Inhabited by the Upper Creeks, Oldtown, often called Suwanee Oldtown, was one of the largest Indian villages in northern Florida. In Andrew Jackson's punitive expedition into Florida in April, 1818, Oldtown was captured. Most of the renegade Indians . . . Map (db m17712) HM
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7Florida (Dixie County), Suwannee — F-536 — Fort Duval and the Suwannee River
Captain Francis Langhorne Dade, U.S. Army and his 120-man Companies A,B,D,H and N, built Fort Duval in November 1826 at the mouth of the Suwannee River. The structure was 140 by 130 feet and six feet high with portholes for firing. The fort was . . . Map (db m167492) HM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022