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

Clickable Map of Alachua 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> Alachua County, FL (179) Bradford County, FL (11) Columbia County, FL (20) Gilchrist County, FL (5) Levy County, FL (15) Marion County, FL (210) Putnam County, FL (61) Union County, FL (5)  AlachuaCounty(179) Alachua County (179)  BradfordCounty(11) Bradford County (11)  ColumbiaCounty(20) Columbia County (20)  GilchristCounty(5) Gilchrist County (5)  LevyCounty(15) Levy County (15)  MarionCounty(210) Marion County (210)  PutnamCounty(61) Putnam County (61)  UnionCounty(5) Union County (5)
Gainesville is the county seat for Alachua County
High Springs is in Alachua County
      Alachua County (179)  
      Bradford County (11)  
      Columbia County (20)  
      Gilchrist County (5)  
      Levy County (15)  
      Marion County (210)  
      Putnam County (61)  
      Union County (5)  
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1 Florida, Alachua County, High Springs — 1824 - The Bellamy Road - 1952
The construction of this road was authorized by the 18th Congress and approved February 28, 1824. The section from Tallahassee to St. Augustine was built by John Bellamy and followed the Old Spanish Road.Map (db m93361) HM
2 Florida, Alachua County, High Springs — American Legion Veterans Memorial
(front) In Honor of those who served in time of war A mighty mother turns in tears the pages of her battle years lamenting all her Fallen sons Erected by Gordon Rimes Post 97 The American Legion October 11, 1980 . . . Map (db m81993) WM
3 Florida, Alachua County, High Springs — F-835 — Douglass High School
Residents of High Springs saw the need for a public school for African Americans in 1886. By 1902, black students moved into the Red Schoolhouse, a two-story wood frame building previously constructed as a school for whites. White students moved . . . Map (db m151376) HM
4 Florida, Alachua County, High Springs — 21 — Fear StrickenFlorida De Soto Trail — August 15, 1539 —
It’s August 15, 1539… Hernando de Soto and his scouts arrive at the Indian village of Cholupaha. It lies along the present-day Santa Fe River, which runs through here – My Men captured several Indians and questioned them . . . Map (db m126582) HM
5 Florida, Alachua County, High Springs — F-217 — High Springs, Florida Reported missing
The northwest region of Alachua County was probably first settled on a permanent basis by English speaking people during the late 1830's. One of the earliest settlements in the vicinity was at Crockett Springs, located about three miles east . . . Map (db m220547) HM
6 Florida, Alachua County, High Springs — F-359 — Railroading In High Springs
This old passenger depot, built c. 1910, is all that remains of the vast railroad complex located southwest of downtown that made High Springs a bustling railroad center for nearly 50 years. In 1895 the Plant Railroad System chose the town as the . . . Map (db m54911) HM
7 Florida, Columbia County, High Springs — Bellamy RoadFlorida Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
Near this point, the Bellamy Road crossed the Santa Fe River. The road was named for its builder, John Bellamy, a civil engineer. Approved by Congress in 1824 and completed in 1826, it was the first Federally funded road in Florida, connecting St. . . . Map (db m155320) HM
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Oct. 1, 2023