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

Clickable Map of Hamilton 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> Hamilton County, FL (19) Columbia County, FL (20) Madison County, FL (29) Suwannee County, FL (13) Brooks County, GA (17) Echols County, GA (3) Lowndes County, GA (28)  HamiltonCounty(19) Hamilton County (19)  ColumbiaCounty(20) Columbia County (20)  MadisonCounty(29) Madison County (29)  SuwanneeCounty(13) Suwannee County (13)  BrooksCountyGeorgia(17) Brooks County (17)  EcholsCounty(3) Echols County (3)  LowndesCounty(28) Lowndes County (28)
Jasper is the county seat for Hamilton County
Adjacent to Hamilton County, Florida
      Columbia County (20)  
      Madison County (29)  
      Suwannee County (13)  
      Brooks County, Georgia (17)  
      Echols County, Georgia (3)  
      Lowndes County, Georgia (28)  
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1 Florida, Hamilton County, Jasper — First Methodist Church of Jasper
First Methodist Church of Jasper Built 1878 Placed on National Register of Historical Places September 29, 1978 Presented by Hamilton County Historical SocietyMap (db m123253) HM
2 Florida, Hamilton County, Jasper — F-822 — Florida Branch Railroad
After the Civil War began in 1861, it became critical for the Confederacy to have north and south running railroads to connect existing Florida and Georgia lines to bypass Union blockades at Florida ports. The Confederate government ordered . . . Map (db m96933) HM
3 Florida, Hamilton County, Jasper — Veterans Memorial"They Gave Their Last Full Measure of Devotion to Our Nation"
Warren Alford — US Army • Jack A. Buckles — US Army • Booker T. Bryant Jr. — US Army • Willie F. Cato — US Army • Arlester Cole — US Army • James A. Eatmon — US Navy • Joseph W. Goodbread — US Army • Obie R. Harris — US Navy • Dwight M. Hewitt — US . . . Map (db m234507) HM WM
4 Florida, Hamilton County, Jennings — Michael McKenzie Smith
Dedicated to the memory of Michael McKenzie Smith Member State Road Department of Florida 1915-1919, Chairman 1919-1920 Born Dec. 20, 1863 Tattnall County Georgia Died July 6, 1929 Winter Park, Florida ————— He visioned and created a . . . Map (db m234449) HM
5 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — “There’s an art to everything you do”Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
In the Upper Suwannee River Valley folks continue to make items for decorative and daily use. As local quilter Nancy Morgan says, "There's an art to everything you do." From christening dresses to gourd birdhouses, handmade items reflect the values, . . . Map (db m230356) HM
6 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — A Love Letter from ”Way Down Upon the Suwannee River “Legends & Legacies — Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park —
Stephen Collins Foster (July 4, 1826-January 13, 1864), supposedly never laid eyes on the dark, tannic waters of the Suwanee River that he immortalized in his 1851 composition "Old Folks at Home", but when he took his pen and shortened the three . . . Map (db m230258) HM
7 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — Agriculture Industry in White Springs
Native Americans grew crops for their own consumption for generations before white settlers immigrated here in the 1830s seeking farmland, fortunes, and homesteads. Farmers found the soil rich and the climate favorable for growing the famous . . . Map (db m146344) HM
8 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — Florida’s Original Tourist Destination
From the Native Americans who first sought the healing sulphur waters of the spring, to the present-day travelers who enjoy the wide variety of recreational opportunities along the Suwannee River and the historical significance of the Town of White . . . Map (db m44591) HM
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9 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — Folklife of the Upper SuwanneeStephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
Folklife is the traditional cultural expression of a community or group—foods prepared for a church potluck, games played with a neighbor, songs sung in a community, crafts passed down in a family. While many older traditions persist in the Upper . . . Map (db m230326) HM
10 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — Foodways of the SuwanneeStephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
From homemade jellies to boiled peanuts, the heritage of the Suwannee River Valley is experienced through local foodways. For example, Chicken Pilau - a chicken and rice dish cooked over an open fire - has been a culinary tradition in Florida for . . . Map (db m230333) HM
11 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — In Memory of Senator W.E. Bishop and Virginia H. Bishop
The Bishops had a great love for Florida and its beautiful rivers. Senator Bishop was a conservationist and farmer. While in the Florida senate he was a key figure in the establishment of the Ichetucknee Springs State Park. Virginia Bishop was a . . . Map (db m210075) HM
12 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — The Historic Architecture of White Springs
Human inhabitants of this area found bountiful resources with which to build themselves shelters. Palmettos made roofs, trees were fashioned into log walls, native limestone formed sturdy foundations, and the semi-tropical climate precluded the need . . . Map (db m172316) HM
13 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — The Residents of White Springs
Florida's native Timucuan Indians lived for hundreds of generations in what is now north Florida and southeast Georgia. Beginning in the 1580s, they were organized into mission villages by Spanish Franciscan priests. While exploitation and . . . Map (db m44609) HM
14 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — Tradition and ChangeStephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
Each person is an archive of memories, knowledge and skills. As traditions pass from one generation to another, they transform and take on new meaning. Some old ways of life fall out of practice, while others are made new again. From building quail . . . Map (db m230341) HM
15 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — Veterans Memorial
All gave some Some gave allMap (db m230245) WM
16 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — Wars and Conflicts in White Springs
Although residents living here have always been somewhat insulated, outside influences such as war and conflict have historically influenced the Town of White Springs. The Spanish, French, British, and Americans all fought wars to own the peninsula . . . Map (db m44512) HM
17 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — Welcome to the White Springs Historic District
Sulphur deposits in the limestone layers of the aquifer system in the northern stretches of the Suwannee River cause Florida's historic White Springs to discharge mineral water" containing hydrogen sulfide gas and sulfate. As a result, . . . Map (db m146348) HM
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18 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — F-24 — White Springs
These sulphur springs were thought to have medicinal properties and were considered sacred by the Indians. Warriors wounded in battle reputedly were not attacked when they came here to recuperate. Settlers moved into the vicinity in 1826 and the . . . Map (db m13675) HM
19 Florida, Hamilton County, White Springs — White Sulphur Springs"Fountain of Health"
White Sulphur Springs was once a popular health resort, attracting large numbers of people to drink the water and bathe in the spring. This structure encircles a natural spring that was thought to possess great healing qualities. An early . . . Map (db m44610) HM
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Dec. 2, 2023