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

Clickable Map of Okeechobee 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> Okeechobee County, FL (14) Glades County, FL (6) Hendry County, FL (10) Highlands County, FL (38) Indian River County, FL (63) Martin County, FL (31) Osceola County, FL (107) Palm Beach County, FL (110) Polk County, FL (130) St. Lucie County, FL (76)  OkeechobeeCounty(14) Okeechobee County (14)  GladesCounty(6) Glades County (6)  HendryCounty(10) Hendry County (10)  HighlandsCounty(38) Highlands County (38)  IndianRiverCounty(63) Indian River County (63)  MartinCounty(31) Martin County (31)  OsceolaCounty(107) Osceola County (107)  PalmBeachCounty(110) Palm Beach County (110)  PolkCounty(130) Polk County (130)  St.LucieCounty(76) St. Lucie County (76)
Okeechobee is the county seat for Okeechobee County
Adjacent to Okeechobee County, Florida
      Glades County (6)  
      Hendry County (10)  
      Highlands County (38)  
      Indian River County (63)  
      Martin County (31)  
      Osceola County (107)  
      Palm Beach County (110)  
      Polk County (130)  
      St. Lucie County (76)  
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1 Florida, Okeechobee County, Basinger — F-1055 — Historic Basinger Cemetery
Basinger, on the Okeechobee side of the Kissimmee River, was the beginning of present-day Okeechobee County. The first non-native settlers moved to the Basinger area after the Civil War. Many of the pioneers who moved to the area during the 1870s . . . Map (db m145854) HM
2 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee — Battle of Okeechobee
In these woods on Christmas Day 1837, was fought the Battle of Okeechobee, in which a large band of Seminole Indians, under Chief Wild Cat, Alligator, and Sam Jones was routed by a brigade led by Colonel Zachary Taylor, consisting of the First, . . . Map (db m97075) HM WM
3 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee — F-921 — First United Methodist Church of Okeechobee, Florida
In May 1915, Reverend William Troutman and seven founders established the First United Methodist Church (Methodist Episcopal Church South). The first church building was completed in 1916 on land donated by the Okeechobee Company, a Henry Flagler . . . Map (db m128659) HM
4 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee — For All Who Have Served
For all who have ServedMap (db m220346) WM
5 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee — Liberty Tree
"We Descendants of the Heroes of the American Revolution who by their sacrifices made The United States of America" dedicate this Liberty Tree in their Honor.Map (db m219946) WM
6 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee — F-59 — Okeechobee County
Okeechobee County was formed Aug. 7, 1917, from St. Lucie, Osceola and Palm Beach Counties. Long a haunt of the Seminoles, the area saw almost no white penetration until the 2nd Seminole War, 1835-42. Much fighting occurred in the county during . . . Map (db m72601) HM
7 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee — F-825 — Peter And Louisiana Chandler Raulerson Gravesite
Peter Raulerson was born September 1, 1857, in Bartow, Florida. His family moved to Basinger in 1874 and, in 1877, Peter married Louisiana Chandler. In October 1896, Peter and Louisiana moved southeast to a region three miles north of Lake . . . Map (db m96036) HM
8 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee — F-1028 — Peter and Louisiana Chandler Raulerson Log Cabin Historic Site
This is the homesite of the first Euro-American settlers in this area, Peter and Louisiana Raulerson. The couple moved southeast from Basinger to "The Bend," a region along Onoshohatchee River (Taylor Creek) and a few miles north of Lake Okeechobee, . . . Map (db m135955) HM
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9 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee — F-926 — Tantie School House #141909-1916
The first school in the region north of Lake Okeechobee, known as “The Bend,” was a thatched-roof structure built around 1897. Homesteader Peter Raulerson and family did not have enough children old enough to support a school, and were . . . Map (db m128661) HM
10 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee — The Battle of Okeechobee
The Second Seminole War In 1830, President Andrew Jackson authorized the removal of eastern Native American tribes to west of the Mississippi River. The US government and some Seminole chiefs discussed the removal, though details of an . . . Map (db m220348) HM
11 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee — The Battle of Okeechobee Historic State Park
The Battle of Okeechobee Historic State Park is located on a portion of the actual battleground of the Second Seminole War's fiercest battle. Federal and volunteer soldiers, led by colonel Zachary Taylor, were part of a large army attempting to . . . Map (db m220350) HM WM
12 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee — The Okeechobee Battlefield Historic State Park
The Okeechobee Battlefield Historic State Park is truly hallowed ground on which the great patriots and warriors who so valiantly fought in this battle are honored and memorialized with the dignity they so richly deserve. The Okeechobee . . . Map (db m220351) HM WM
13 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee — Vietnam Pilots and Crewmembers Memorial
In honored memory of the helicopter pilots and crewmembers who gave the full measure of devotion to their nation in the Vietnam War 1961 - 1975Map (db m219725) WM
14 Florida, Okeechobee County, Okeechobee, Yeehaw — Richard E. Hamrick
H. Gilbert Culbreth, Jr. and family dedicate this flag to the public in honor of "Colonel” Richard E. Hamrick and Annie B. Hamrick for their dedication and contributions to this community. The term "Colonel" was frequently used as a title, though . . . Map (db m219943) HM
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Jun. 8, 2023