“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fort Meade, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Polk County, FL (117) Hardee County, FL (4) Highlands County, FL (8) Hillsborough County, FL (339) Lake County, FL (55) Manatee County, FL (106) Okeechobee County, FL (7) Orange County, FL (206) Osceola County, FL (100) Pasco County, FL (77) Sumter County, FL (60)  PolkCounty(117) Polk County (117)  HardeeCounty(4) Hardee County (4)  HighlandsCounty(8) Highlands County (8)  HillsboroughCounty(339) Hillsborough County (339)  LakeCounty(55) Lake County (55)  ManateeCounty(106) Manatee County (106)  OkeechobeeCounty(7) Okeechobee County (7)  OrangeCounty(206) Orange County (206)  OsceolaCounty(100) Osceola County (100)  PascoCounty(77) Pasco County (77)  SumterCounty(60) Sumter County (60)
Bartow is the county seat for Polk County
Fort Meade is in Polk County
      Polk County (117)  
      Hardee County (4)  
      Highlands County (8)  
      Hillsborough County (339)  
      Lake County (55)  
      Manatee County (106)  
      Okeechobee County (7)  
      Orange County (206)  
      Osceola County (100)  
      Pasco County (77)  
      Sumter County (60)  
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1Florida, Polk County, Fort Meade — 76000605 — Christ ChurchEpiscopal
Built 1889 National Register of Historic Places May 6, 1976Map (db m57033) HM
2Florida, Polk County, Fort Meade — Florida 2000 Center of Population
Each decade, after it tabulates the decennial census, the U.S. Census Bureau calculates the center of population for the U.S. and each state. The center is determined as the place where an imaginary, flat, weightless and rigid map of each state . . . Map (db m57223) HM
3Florida, Polk County, Fort Meade — Fort Meade Veterans Memorial
This memorial is to honor all U.S. military veterans for serving our country with honor & self sacrifice to insure the freedom of the greatest country in the world United States of America Dedicated Nov. 11, 2006 American . . . Map (db m57357) WM
4Florida, Polk County, Fort Meade — Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Memorial1861 – Deo Vindice – 1865
(Front face) In memory of Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson 21 Jan. 1824 - 10 May 1863 Com. 2d Corps. Army of Northern Va., CSAGraduated from West Point US Military Academy 1846 ⋆ Breveted Major for Gallantry in the Mexican War . . . Map (db m57030) HM
5Florida, Polk County, Fort Meade — Site of Fort Meade
Built by Lt. George G. Meade who later became commanding general of the Union Forces during the Civil War. Headquarters of a military area during the Seminole Indian War 1849-1858. Near here were fought several engagements with the . . . Map (db m56924) HM
6Florida, Polk County, Fort Meade — F-780 — The W. Henry Lewis House
This house was built in 1901 by pioneer cattleman, financier, and philanthropist W. Henry Lewis (1860-1940). Lewis was born in Thomasville, GA, and came to Florida as a young man. He married Sallie Singletary in 1887. Six of their children lived to . . . Map (db m110867) HM
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7Florida, Polk County, Fort Meade — Willoughby Tillis Battle Monument
(West face) A group of United States Army soldiers led by Lt. Carlton engaged the Seminole Indians in what is known as the Willoughby Tillis Battle in this vicinity on June 14-16, 1856. These five men who lost their lives in this engagement . . . Map (db m57248) HM
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Feb. 3, 2023