“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in DeFuniak Springs, Florida

Clickable Map of Walton 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> Walton County, FL (14) Bay County, FL (14) Holmes County, FL (4) Okaloosa County, FL (130) Washington County, FL (9) Covington County, AL (17) Geneva County, AL (7)  WaltonCounty(14) Walton County (14)  BayCounty(14) Bay County (14)  HolmesCounty(4) Holmes County (4)  OkaloosaCounty(130) Okaloosa County (130)  WashingtonCounty(9) Washington County (9)  CovingtonCountyAlabama(17) Covington County (17)  GenevaCounty(7) Geneva County (7)
DeFuniak Springs is the county seat for Walton County
DeFuniak Springs is in Walton County
      Walton County (14)  
      Bay County (14)  
      Holmes County (4)  
      Okaloosa County (130)  
      Washington County (9)  
      Covington County, Alabama (17)  
      Geneva County, Alabama (7)  
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1Florida (Walton County), DeFuniak Springs — F-741 — Cosson Family Tragedy
In 1936, James Marvin Cosson Sr. moved his family to this location about one-half mile east of the Eglin Army Airfield to have more land to farm and to provide for his wife, Annie Bell Cosson, and their four children. During World War II, Eglin . . . Map (db m73290) HM
2Florida (Walton County), DeFuniak Springs — F-622 — Euchee Valley Presbyterian Church And Cemetery
This is the site of one of Florida’s oldest organized Presbyterian Church which was the largest Presbyterian Church in Florida until 1885. On May 27, 1827, the Reverend Murdoch Murphy of the Alabama Synod presided with one Elder, Donald McLean, Sr., . . . Map (db m54796) HM
3Florida (Walton County), DeFuniak Springs — F-567 — Eucheeanna Community1st County Seat for Walton County — 1828-1885 —
Eucheeanna, the first Scottish settlement in territorial Florida, was named in honor of the Euchee Indians. Tradition holds that the first slave child was born in the settlement. Eucheeanna consisted of a school, court house, jail, Masonic and Odd . . . Map (db m73291) HM
4Florida (Walton County), DeFuniak Springs — F-307 — Florida Education Association: The Beginning
Florida teachers and administrators numbering 700 met here in Chautauqua Hall for a "teachers institute" called the Florida Chautauqua. The meeting was called to order by J.A. Graham, City Superintendent of Schools, Key West, at 12:30 p.m., on . . . Map (db m83080) HM
5Florida (Walton County), DeFuniak Springs — F - 147 — Florida's First Confederate Monument
Shortly after the Civil War, the women of Walton County organized a "Ladies' Memorial Association," with Jeannett I. McKinnon as president, to erect a marble monument honoring Walton County's Confederate dead. The Association raised $250, and the . . . Map (db m39774) HM
6Florida (Walton County), DeFuniak Springs — F - 377 — The Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood
The original Chautauqua Institution was founded in 1874 on Lake Chautauqua in western New York state as a vacation school for Sunday school teachers. The idea of providing a retreat for improving religious and secular education for the general . . . Map (db m39773) HM
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7Florida (Walton County), DeFuniak Springs — Walton County Confederate Monument
To the memory of the Confederate Dead of Walton Co. Florida. Erected by the Ladies of the Walton County Female Memorial Association. Southwest face Angus D. McLean, Col., 6th Fla. Vols. Murdoch M. Gillis, Capt. 6th Fla. Vols. Daniel D. . . . Map (db m39775) HM
8Florida (Walton County), DeFuniak Springs — F-267 — Walton-DeFuniak Library
The Walton-DeFuniak Library opened during the first decade of the existence of the town of DeFuniak Springs. This community originated in the early 1880's as a station on the new Pensacola and Atlantic Railroad. The town was named for Frederick de . . . Map (db m60246) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022