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

Clickable Map of Glades County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Glades County, FL (3) Charlotte County, FL (34) DeSoto County, FL (12) Hendry County, FL (4) Highlands County, FL (8) Lee County, FL (85) Martin County, FL (31) Okeechobee County, FL (7) Palm Beach County, FL (109)  GladesCounty(3) Glades County (3)  CharlotteCounty(34) Charlotte County (34)  DeSotoCounty(12) DeSoto County (12)  HendryCounty(4) Hendry County (4)  HighlandsCounty(8) Highlands County (8)  LeeCounty(85) Lee County (85)  MartinCounty(31) Martin County (31)  OkeechobeeCounty(7) Okeechobee County (7)  PalmBeachCounty(109) Palm Beach County (109)
Moore Haven is the county seat for Glades County
Adjacent to Glades County, Florida
      Charlotte County (34)  
      DeSoto County (12)  
      Hendry County (4)  
      Highlands County (8)  
      Lee County (85)  
      Martin County (31)  
      Okeechobee County (7)  
      Palm Beach County (109)  
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1Florida, Glades County, Moore Haven — F-257 — "Lone Cypress" and Everglades Drainage
On Riverside Drive SW at Avenue J SW, on the right when traveling north on Riverside Drive SW.
Shortly after Florida became a state in 1845, its leaders began to consider draining the swampy areas of south Florida to create prime farmland as an inducement to settlement. In 1850 Florida received title to all swamp and overflowed lands within . . . Map (db m16414) HM
2Florida, Glades County, Moore Haven — Billie Bowlegs (III)chufí hajo — 1862 - 1965 —
On State Road 78 south of U.S. 27, on the right when traveling west.
In the Ortona cemetery, eight miles west of here, lie the remains of a noble citizen of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, a faithful representative of his people and a true friend of the white man.Map (db m124261) HM
3Florida, Glades County, Ortona — F-748 — Hurricane of 1928
On Ortona Road (State Road 78) 0.1 miles east of Chiaha Lane, on the right when traveling west.
The Okeechobee Hurricane of 1928 was the most deadly hurricane ever to strike the state of Florida. An estimated 2500 persons in South Florida died when the storm came ashore on September 16, 1928 near the Jupiter Lighthouse and traveled west across . . . Map (db m128832) HM
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Jan. 29, 2023