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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Dunedin, Florida

 
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Location of Dunedin, Florida
    Pinellas County (80)
    Hillsborough County (246)
    Pasco County (72)
 
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1Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — Dedicated to the Memory of Dr. Willis Stanley Blatchley1859 - 1940
On Bayshore Boulevard (U.S. 19) at Lee Street, on the right when traveling north on Bayshore Boulevard.
Distinguished naturalist from Indiana, who from his home across the highway devoted twenty-seven winters, between 1913 and 1940, to the highly skillful exploration of the world of nature around Dunedin and elsewhere in southern Florida, writing some . . . Map (db m4733) HM
2Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — Dr. Willis S. Blatchley House
Near Lee Street at Broadway (State Road 595), on the right when traveling west.
Before you is the home built in 1915 by Dr. Willis Stanley Blatchley, one of the nation's most renowned naturalists. Dr. Blatchley made significant contributions to the fields of entomology, ornithology, geology, and botany. He authored 13 books and . . . Map (db m144150) HM
3Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — F-672 — Dunedin Isles Golf Club
Near Palm Boulevard west of Ben Hogan Drive, on the right when traveling west.
At the peak of the 1920s “land boom,” Dunedin Isles Golf Club was built to attract new residents to the City of Dunedin. Scotsman Donald Ross, one of the world’s foremost golf course architects, visited the site and designed the golf . . . Map (db m67685) HM
4Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — Dunedin's African-American Community
Near Douglas Avenue 0.1 miles north of Lorraine Leland Street, on the left when traveling north.
Since the 1880’s, this neighborhood has hosted a vibrant African-American community. The residents, some descended from former slaves, migrated from other places and contributed greatly to the development and culture of Dunedin. The local churches . . . Map (db m152897) HM
5Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — F-978, 345 — Historic Andrews Memorial ChapelAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
On San Mateo Drive at Buena Vista Drive, on the right when traveling north on San Mateo Drive.
Early Dunedin homesteader B. M. Brown and the Emerson family donated land for the construction of a church in 1876. Before it was built, John G. Andrews lost his brother William, who was killed while riding a horse during a violent storm. Andrews . . . Map (db m121848) HM
6Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — Oasis Park
Near Bayshore Boulevard (Alternate U.S. 19) 0.2 miles north of Curlew Road (State Road 586), on the right when traveling north.
This Park contains an original Stage coach road known as Old road 37 This was once the main road that ran from Clearwater to Tarpon Springs and dates Back to the early 1920’s Please come explore the old roadMap (db m70728) HM
7Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — Orange Belt Railway Station
On Main Street east of Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
In 1888, this site was the original location of the Orange Belt Railway Station. A newer station was built in 1900, but burned down. The present station was built in 1924, and used by the Atlantic Coast Railroad Company until the railroad was . . . Map (db m111888) HM
8Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — Purple Heart MemorialCombat Wounded Veterans
On Broadway (Alternate U.S. 19), on the right when traveling north.
Dedicated to the recipients of this nation’s oldest military decoration, “The Purple Heart” Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782 • 1932 My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country’s way to show . . . Map (db m13956) HM
9Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — The American's Creed / In Grateful Remembrance
On Edgewater Drive (U.S. 19) south of Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
The American's Creed I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people, whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed; a democracy in a republic; a sovereign Nation of many . . . Map (db m50509) HM
10Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — The Dunedin LVT, Landing Vehicle Tracked
On Douglas Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
The LVT (amtrac) is an amphibious vehicle designed from Donald Roebling's Alligator for military operations on land and sea. 18,000 + were produced between 1941 and 1945. Originally built in Dunedin FL, LVTs played a significant role in our victory . . . Map (db m120736) HM WM
11Florida (Pinellas County), Dunedin — Training Area of the U.S. Marine Corps Amphibian Tractor (Alligator)
On Bayshore Boulevard (U.S. Alt 19) at Palm Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Bayshore Boulevard.
In this area between Curlew and Cedar Creek along St. Joseph Sound during the month of August, 1941, the first Alligator, which was designed by Donald Roebling and built in Dunedin, was received and launched by elements of the U.S. Marine Corps four . . . Map (db m120368) HM
 
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