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

Clickable Map of Manatee 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> Manatee County, FL (105) DeSoto County, FL (8) Hardee County, FL (4) Hillsborough County, FL (334) Polk County, FL (116) Sarasota County, FL (248)  ManateeCounty(105) Manatee County (105)  DeSotoCounty(8) DeSoto County (8)  HardeeCounty(4) Hardee County (4)  HillsboroughCounty(334) Hillsborough County (334)  PolkCounty(116) Polk County (116)  SarasotaCounty(248) Sarasota County (248)
Bradenton is the county seat for Manatee County
Ellenton is in Manatee County
      Manatee County (105)  
      DeSoto County (8)  
      Hardee County (4)  
      Hillsborough County (334)  
      Polk County (116)  
      Sarasota County (248)  
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1Florida (Manatee County), Ellenton — Craig Sugar Mill Chimney
William Pinkston Craig, planter and native of Maryland, came to the Manatee River from Leon County, Florida in the early 1840s. Clearing an original 160 acres, he planted sugar cane and corn and built a sugar and grist mill. Its 45 ft. chimney of . . . Map (db m92863) HM
2Florida (Manatee County), Ellenton — F-162 — Gamble Mansion and Plantation
[Marker Front]: At the close of the Seminole War in 1842, this frontier was opened to settlement. Major Robert Gamble and other sugar planters soon located along the rich Manatee River valley, and by 1845 a dozen plantations were producing . . . Map (db m15665) HM
3Florida (Manatee County), Ellenton — F-218 — Gamble Sugar Cane Mill
In 1842, as the Second Seminole War drew to a conclusion, Major Robert Gamble, Jr. established a sugar cane plantation along the banks of the Manatee River, as did others including Hector and Joseph Braden, William Craig and William Wyatt. By 1850 . . . Map (db m67098) HM
4Florida (Manatee County), Ellenton — Site of Atwood Grove and Origin of World's 1st Pink Grapefruit /Grapefruit Introduced to Florida in 1846
Site of Atwood Grove and Origin of World's 1st Pink Grapefruit Across U.S. 301 stood the Kimball C. Atwood Grapefruit Grove and Manavista, a town that he founded in 1892 and encircled with 100 (mile-long) rows of trees. Here in 1913 grove . . . Map (db m67097) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022