“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 Calhoun County, Florida

Clickable Map of Calhoun 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> Calhoun County, FL (8) Bay County, FL (14) Gadsden County, FL (28) Gulf County, FL (11) Jackson County, FL (36) Liberty County, FL (2)  CalhounCounty(8) Calhoun County (8)  BayCounty(14) Bay County (14)  GadsdenCounty(28) Gadsden County (28)  GulfCounty(11) Gulf County (11)  JacksonCounty(36) Jackson County (36)  LibertyCounty(2) Liberty County (2)
Blountstown is the county seat for Calhoun County
Adjacent to Calhoun County, Florida
      Bay County (14)  
      Gadsden County (28)  
      Gulf County (11)  
      Jackson County (36)  
      Liberty County (2)  
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1 Florida, Calhoun County, Altha — F-481 — Altha Methodist Church
The Richards family had a long history of building churches in Northwest Florida. Daniel Thomas Richards (1825-1879), survivor of an Indian attack on Fort Richards/Fort Place, and son of Rev. John G. Richards of Wewahitchka, built Moss Hill . . . Map (db m177686) HM
2 Florida, Calhoun County, Altha — F-482 — Richards Cemetery Reported missing
On this site are the remains of early area settlers, the Richards family. As a prominent Virginia Colonial family, George Richards (1727-1818) was with Washington at Braddocks Defeat (1755), and with his sons in the Revolutionary War (1776). The . . . Map (db m186749) HM
3 Florida, Calhoun County, Blountstown — F-348 — "Old Blountstown" Courthouse
Side 1 Following the Civil War, a growing number of steamboats plied the waters of the Apalachicola River, busily transporting passengers, agricultural products and manufactured goods between the Gulf of Mexico and upstream locations in Florida, . . . Map (db m167156) HM
4 Florida, Calhoun County, Blountstown — F-347 — Abe Springs Bluff Courthouse
Side 1 Abe Springs Bluff was Calhoun County's second county seat -- from 1849 to 1880. About 4/10 mile west of here, at a remote location overlooking the Chipola River, stood the one-story wood frame courthouse that housed county courts and . . . Map (db m167139) HM
5 Florida, Calhoun County, Blountstown — F-120 — Blunt Reservation and Fields
This is the western boundary of a reservation set aside by the treaty of Fort Moultrie and given to John Blunt (Blount) one of the six principal chiefs of the Florida Indians. The Apalachicola River was the eastern boundary. The treaty was ratified . . . Map (db m78029) HM
6 Florida, Calhoun County, Blountstown — F-324 — Cochranetown - Corakko Talofv
(This is Florida's first bi-lingual marker. The second language is Apalachicola Muskogee/Creek.) Apalachicola Creek Indians permanently settled Calhoun County in 1815; wars forced them out of Alabama. A new Tribal Town was built by Chief Tuskie . . . Map (db m48489) HM
7 Florida, Calhoun County, Blountstown — Governor Fuller WarrenBorn 11/03/05 - Died 09/23/73
To the east lies the burial site of Fuller Warren, Governor of Florida from 1949 to 1953. A World War II veteran, Governor Warren also served in the State House of Representatives. As Governor, he sponsored many important legislative initiatives . . . Map (db m110977) HM
8 Florida, Calhoun County, Blountstown — F-339 — M & B Railroad
For 63 years (1909-1972) the Marianna and Blountstown Railroad was Calhoun County's link to the railroads and commerce of the nation. Sometimes known as "Many Bumps" or "Meat and Bread," the M&B had a significant impact on the lives of Calhoun . . . Map (db m167160) HM
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May. 31, 2023