On Bridge Street (State Road 29) at Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Bridge Street.
In 1895, prominent landowner and cattleman Captain Francis A. Hendry (1833-1917) platted a townsite at LaBelle, which was first settled as a center for cattle and citrus industries. A post office, general store, school, and a church were . . . — — Map (db m72614) HM
On State Road 80 at Collingswood Parkway, on the right when traveling west on State Road 80.
LaBelle's history begins here, along the Caloosahatchee River, on this old Fort Thompson site. Fort Thompson began c.1838 as a military post during the 2nd Seminole War, named for Lt. Colonel Alexander Thompson, who died in the battle of Okeechobee . . . — — Map (db m127268) HM