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Historical Markers in Bartow, Florida

 
Clickable Map of Polk County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Polk County, FL (116) Hardee County, FL (4) Highlands County, FL (7) Hillsborough County, FL (327) Lake County, FL (51) Manatee County, FL (105) Okeechobee County, FL (7) Orange County, FL (163) Osceola County, FL (79) Pasco County, FL (73) Sumter County, FL (59)  PolkCounty(116) Polk County (116)  HardeeCounty(4) Hardee County (4)  HighlandsCounty(7) Highlands County (7)  HillsboroughCounty(327) Hillsborough County (327)  LakeCounty(51) Lake County (51)  ManateeCounty(105) Manatee County (105)  OkeechobeeCounty(7) Okeechobee County (7)  OrangeCounty(163) Orange County (163)  OsceolaCounty(79) Osceola County (79)  PascoCounty(73) Pasco County (73)  SumterCounty(59) Sumter County (59)
Bartow is the county seat for Polk County
Bartow is in Polk County
      Polk County (116)  
ADJACENT TO POLK COUNTY
      Hardee County (4)  
      Highlands County (7)  
      Hillsborough County (327)  
      Lake County (51)  
      Manatee County (105)  
      Okeechobee County (7)  
      Orange County (163)  
      Osceola County (79)  
      Pasco County (73)  
      Sumter County (59)  
 
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1Florida (Polk County), Bartow — Co E 7th Florida Inf Regt South Florida BulldogsCSA — 1861 – Deo Vindice – 1865 —
(Front face) In memory of the 79 militia men under command of Cpt Nathan S. Blount who marched from this site to Gainesville to muster into the CS Army rendering gallant service from April 10, 1862 - April 26, 1865 (Rear face) . . . Map (db m56923) HM
2Florida (Polk County), Bartow — Fort Carroll
One mile north of here, a stockade type depot was erected by a detail of the 7th Infantry, U.S.A. while on a march to the Kissimmee River. Built Jan. 22, 1841, it was named in honor of Sergeant-Major Francis Carroll who suffered a hero’s death at . . . Map (db m95179) HM
3Florida (Polk County), Bartow — F-590 — Historic L. B. Brown Houseca. 1892
The L. B. Brown House was built in 1892, during the period of Bartow's initial development. It is a good example of Frame Vernacular construction typical of that period. This house is decorated with intricate mill work and gingerbread. The house has . . . Map (db m63181) HM
4Florida (Polk County), Bartow — 11000718 — Mann Manor
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The InteriorMap (db m56896) HM
5Florida (Polk County), Bartow — Memorial for Austin C. Welch
Austin Craig Welch, who died attempting to save Crystal E. Droz from drowning. Bartow, Fl. September 3, 2016 "Our hero, Our protector" "I got this!"Map (db m123549) HM
6Florida (Polk County), Bartow — F-549 — Old Polk County Courthouse
Polk County was established February 8, 1861 formed from eastern Hillsborough County and western Brevard County and comprised one of two counties created after the state's secession from the union. Polk County was named after James Knox Polk the . . . Map (db m54003) HM
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7Florida (Polk County), Bartow — Site of Fort Blount
. . . Map (db m54085) HM
8Florida (Polk County), Bartow — PCHC-017 — Surveyor's Lake Schoolhouse
Polk County School Board Surveyor's Lake One-Room Schoolhouse District No. 26 1928-1936Map (db m146357) HM
9Florida (Polk County), Bartow — Swearingen - Langford House690 E. Church St. — c. 1925 —
Built in 1925 for John J. Swearingen, Florida attorney, State Senator, Spanish-American War veteran, and wife Mary Harding Rainey. Later the home of daughter Katherine Swearingen Langford and her husband Richard H. Langford, prominent citrus grower . . . Map (db m56920) HM
10Florida (Polk County), Bartow — PCHC-026 — Union Academy High School1897-1969
Side 1 Union Academy was the fulfillment of the dream of local African American pioneers seeking to advance the moral and cultural welfare of young people through education. By the 1870s, west Bartow's First Providence Missionary Baptist . . . Map (db m146231) HM
 
 
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Oct. 3, 2022