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Historical Markers in Chattahoochee, Florida

Clickable Map of Gadsden 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> Gadsden County, FL (38) Calhoun County, FL (8) Jackson County, FL (37) Leon County, FL (241) Liberty County, FL (2) Decatur County, GA (41) Grady County, GA (5) Seminole County, GA (7)  GadsdenCounty(38) Gadsden County (38)  CalhounCounty(8) Calhoun County (8)  JacksonCounty(37) Jackson County (37)  LeonCounty(241) Leon County (241)  LibertyCounty(2) Liberty County (2)  DecaturCountyGeorgia(41) Decatur County (41)  GradyCounty(5) Grady County (5)  SeminoleCounty(7) Seminole County (7)
Quincy is the county seat for Gadsden County
Chattahoochee is in Gadsden County
      Gadsden County (38)  
      Calhoun County (8)  
      Jackson County (37)  
      Leon County (241)  
      Liberty County (2)  
      Decatur County, Georgia (41)  
      Grady County, Georgia (5)  
      Seminole County, Georgia (7)  
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1 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — F-810 — Apalachicola ArsenalOfficer's Quarters and Guard Room
The Apalachicola Arsenal, originally known as the Mt. Vernon Arsenal, was built by the United States Army and served as an arms depot during the Second Seminole Indian War. Construction began in 1832, and was completed in 1839. The original compound . . . Map (db m79625) HM
2 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — F-811 — Apalachicola ArsenalPowder Magazine
The Apalachicola Arsenal, originally known as the Mt. Vernon Arsenal, was built by the United States Army and served as an arms depot during the Second Seminole Indian War. Construction began in 1832, and was completed in 1839. The original compound . . . Map (db m79626) HM
3 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — Chattahoochee Landing Mound Group
This prehistoric mound is the largest of seven that once stood here at River Landing Park. Believed to date from the Fort Walton time period (A.D. 900-A.D. 1500), its original appearance was that of a flat-topped pyramid. Archaeologists believe that . . . Map (db m110893) HM
4 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — Ellicott's Camp and ObservatoryGeorge Washington's Commissioner of Limits
The 1795 Treaty of San Lorenzo defined the international border dividing Spanish Florida from the newly formed United States. No one who signed the treaty had ever seen it, but the point of land formed by the confluence of the Chattahoochee and . . . Map (db m230733) HM
5 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — Florida's Inland Graveyard of Ships
The wooden wrecks visible along the shoreline here are all that remain of once luxurious paddlewheel steamboats that plied the Apalachicola River from 1820s to the 1930s. Marine archaeologists documented a large number of these vessels between . . . Map (db m230791) HM
6 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — Karen's MoundRestoring A Lost Landscape
Chattahoochee River Landing Park-An Apalachicola River Heritage Destination This restored mound helps you visualize the original appearance of the seven prehistoric mounds that archaeologists believe stood here. Native Americans started . . . Map (db m216211) HM
7 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — Nicoll's OutpostWar of 1812 British Fort
British troops arrived here in June 1814 as the War of 1812 entered its closing months. Initially, they worked to recruit and train Native American (Red Stick Creek, Seminole, Miccosukee, and Yuchi) warriors as auxiliaries. The Apalachicola River . . . Map (db m231607) HM
8 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — Nicolls' Outpost
Atop this large prehistoric mound stood Nicolls' Outpost, a British fort of the War of 1812. Built in the fall of 1814, it was a rectangular earthen redoubt with a surrounding stockade and was armed with two small cannons. Garrisoned by 180 white . . . Map (db m79455) HM
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9 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — Old Spanish TrailFlorida's Historic Mission Road
River Landing Road follows the approximate route of the "Old Spanish Trail" or "Mission Road," a colonial era path that led west across Florida from St. Augustine. Spanish friars and soldiers used the road to reach a chain of missions or religious . . . Map (db m230673) HM
10 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — F-241 — Site of Ellicott's Observatory
At the end of the American Revolutionary War in 1783, Florida was returned to Spain after twenty years of British control. Controversy soon arose over the exact location of the boundary between Spanish Florida and the state of Georgia. In 1795, . . . Map (db m79444) HM
11 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — The Apalachicola River - A Florida BluewayA Florida Blueway
The Apalachicola River flows 107 miles from its source at the Jim Woodruff Dam to its mouth at Apalachicola Bay. A vital ecological and water resource, it has a long history as a waterway for commercial, military, and recreational use. It is . . . Map (db m231584) HM
12 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — The Chattahoochee Landing Mound Group
River Landing Park is sacred ground. A major culture flourished here more than 1,000 years ago, building a complex of at least seven platform mounds. The largest of these earthworks stands before you. Construction of the mounds began nearly 2,000 . . . Map (db m231609) HM
13 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — The First Seminole War
The First Seminole War erupted when U.S. soldiers attacked the Lower Creek village of Fowltown near today's Bainbridge, Georgia, on November 21-23, 1817. Native American and Maroon (escaped slave or Black Seminole) warriors retaliated by . . . Map (db m230902) HM
14 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — The Scott Battle of 1817
A bloody battle fought on this site more than 200 years ago helped assure that Florida would become part of the United States. Angered over an attack by American soldiers on the Lower Creek village of Fowltown near today's Bainbridge, Georgia, . . . Map (db m231593) HM
15 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — The Scott Massacre
The first U.S. defeat of the Seminole Wars took place here on November 30, 1817. Several hundred Seminole, Creek and maroon (Black Seminole) warriors came to this site following raids by U.S. troops on the Creek Indian village of Fowltown near . . . Map (db m113147) HM
16 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — F-1 — United States Arsenal (1832-1861)
One-half mile to the north are the remains of the United States Arsenal erected by the United States Army Ordnance under an Act of Congress passed in 1832. The arsenal proper consisted of various buildings erected so that their exterior walls formed . . . Map (db m79447) HM
17 Florida, Gadsden County, Chattahoochee — Victory BridgeThe first bridge over the Apalachicola River
Victory Bridge is a monument to early 20th century engineering. Completed in 1922 at a cost of roughly $1 million, the bridge was built by Masters and Mullen Construction Company of Cleveland, Ohio. Its name honors the Allied victory in World War . . . Map (db m230656) HM
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Nov. 30, 2023