187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team
In memory of our paratrooper comrades,
who made the supreme sacrifice on the
battlefields of Korea (1950–1953). They answered
the call to defend a country they did not know
and a . . . — — Map (db m147838) WM
"Airborne All The Way!!!"
In honor of those champions of liberty,
the men and woman of the 82nd Airborne
Division, who made the supreme sacrifice
to preserve freedom throughout the world.
Tampa Bay Chapter, South Florida Chapter, . . . — — Map (db m146537) WM
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — — Map (db m146016) WM
Dedicated to the
American Defenders of Bataan & Corregidor
The Valiant men and women, both living and dead, who gallantly
fought against over whelming odds defending the Philippine Islands
from invading Japanese forces, for . . . — — Map (db m147837) WM
Do not stand by my grave and weep,
I am not there, I do not sleep,
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am a diamond glint on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awake in the morning . . . — — Map (db m147836) WM
This cemetery is dedicated
to the memory of all the
patriotic men and women
who answered their
country’s call to service.
Their inspiring contribution
will help preserve in the
hearts and lives of all
Americans the spirit of . . . — — Map (db m145992) WM
Of World War I
By the Dept. of Florida, USA Inc. and Auxiliary
In Flanders Fields the poppies grow between the crosses row on row where buddies died so long ago.
Now that our life on . . . — — Map (db m147835) WM
During the Second Seminole Indian War (1835-42) a number of military forts were constructed in Florida. These forts served as supply bases and other logistic supports. Near this site was constructed Ft. Armstrong. The fort was constructed in . . . — — Map (db m42035) HM
Major Francis L. Dade and his command consisting of detachments of the Fourth Infantry, Second and Third Artillery United States Army, while marching from Tampa Bay to Fort King was attacked by a superior force of Seminole Indians commanded by Mico . . . — — Map (db m20024) HM
One mile east of here is the site of the town of Pilaklikaha, established in 1813 by Black Seminoles. Meaning "many ponds" in the Mikasuki language, Pilaklikaha was the largest and most prosperous Black Seminole town in Florida, . . . — — Map (db m114467) HM
Department of Florida
Reserve Officers Association
To those who have served
The object and purpose of the Reserve Officers
Association shall be to support a military policy for
the United States that . . . — — Map (db m146515) WM
These words cut in stone, are a
tribute to all submariners who
volunteered to serve their country in the
Submarine Service of the
United States of America.
Never let it be said of any of us
that we forgot our shipmates
on . . . — — Map (db m147930) WM
AMVETS dedicated this Carillon
as a living memorial to America’s Veterans
who served their country honorably
for the cause of freedom
Florida National Cemetery
October 9, 1993 — — Map (db m146000) WM
For he today that shed his blood with me
shall be my brother
Henry V. Shakespeare
Yalu River China • Chosin Reservoir • Hungnam • Inchon • Seul • Pusan
The Chosin Few
Nov. - 1950 - Dec.
We few ---
We . . . — — Map (db m146529) WM
To all Navy personnel
who served aboard
destroyers in the
Pacific during World
War II, and for all
contributions to the
war efforts, especially
those of the U.S.S.
Topeka. — — Map (db m146510) WM
The earliest local history of Wild Cow Prairie Cemetery describes the wetland just south of the cemetery as a lush feeding ground for the wild cows and ponies left by the Spanish. At sun-up and sunset, it was said to be covered with pink . . . — — Map (db m190695) HM
Sumter County was created by an act of the Florida Legislature on January 8, 1853. The new county was created from the southern part of Marion County and contained a large segment on what is now Lake County. The community of Adamsville was selected . . . — — Map (db m66858) HM
Sumter County was created by an act of the Florida Legislature on January 8, 1853. The new county was created from the southern part of Marion County and included a large segment of what is now Lake County. The community of Adamsville was selected . . . — — Map (db m66969) HM
The Battle of Wahoo Swamp occurred nearby on November 21, 1836. The 2d Seminole War, a seven-year clash caused by rivalry between Indians and settlers over central Florida lands, had begun almost a year before. By November, Indian forces had . . . — — Map (db m41679) HM
Parson Brown originated as a chance seedling at the home of Reverend N.L. Brown near Webster, Florida in 1856.
Original plantings of this variety on sour orange rootstock on heavy hammock soils produced good crops of relatively high quality . . . — — Map (db m93074) HM
In the late 1800s, the small farms populating Sumter County competed against each other to send their fruit and vegetables away to market. Looking for a way to sell produce which would better serve the community and benefit all growers too, the . . . — — Map (db m120558) HM
Baker House was the home to Senator David Hume Baker and his wife Mary. They moved from Kentucky where he served as a State Senator. He also served as a Florida Senator for Marion and Sumter Counties. He was a bank investor, county commissioner and . . . — — Map (db m134360) HM
This monument is dedicated to Remember and honor
Our Confederate veterans who endured so much
For their homes, their wife’s and their sweet hearts;
So as we now bow our heads in prayer for our Confederate Veterans
May we remember to . . . — — Map (db m185310) WM
Royal Community Park is the site of the former segregated Royal School. Founded in 1865, the community of Royal was originally known as Picketsville, which was named for the white picket fences that marked its 40-acre homesteads. It was settled . . . — — Map (db m66986) HM