“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 Lake City, Florida

Clickable Map of Columbia 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> Columbia County, FL (18) Alachua County, FL (173) Baker County, FL (41) Gilchrist County, FL (5) Hamilton County, FL (11) Suwannee County, FL (12) Union County, FL (3) Clinch County, GA (8) Echols County, GA (3)  ColumbiaCounty(18) Columbia County (18)  AlachuaCounty(173) Alachua County (173)  BakerCounty(41) Baker County (41)  GilchristCounty(5) Gilchrist County (5)  HamiltonCounty(11) Hamilton County (11)  SuwanneeCounty(12) Suwannee County (12)  UnionCounty(3) Union County (3)  ClinchCountyGeorgia(8) Clinch County (8)  EcholsCounty(3) Echols County (3)
Lake City is the county seat for Columbia County
Lake City is in Columbia County
      Columbia County (18)  
      Alachua County (173)  
      Baker County (41)  
      Gilchrist County (5)  
      Hamilton County (11)  
      Suwannee County (12)  
      Union County (3)  
      Clinch County, Georgia (8)  
      Echols County, Georgia (3)  
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1Florida (Columbia County), Lake City — 23 — A Bargaining ChipFlorida De Soto Trail — September 10, 1539 —
It’s September 10, 1539… Conquistador Hernando de Soto has come to Uriutina, a deserted Indian village near here. We have feasted upon the bounty of food left behind by the fleeing villagers. Messengers sent by Chief Uzachile have . . . Map (db m126584) HM
2Florida (Columbia County), Lake City — F-68 — Alligator
Originally called Alpata Telophka, or Alligator Town, this site was a Seminole village, ruled by the powerful chief Alligator, an instigator of the Dade Massacre, which began the great Seminole War of 1835. Following the cessation of hostilities, a . . . Map (db m57686) HM
3Florida (Columbia County), Lake City — Apalachee Trail
The Apalachee Indian Trail of early times passed in this vicinity through Alligator - now Lake City - to near the upper mineral springs - White Springs - on to Tallahassee via Alapaha. This marker commemorates, also, the historically . . . Map (db m57642) HM
4Florida (Columbia County), Lake City — F-350 — Bethel United Methodist Church
Old Bethel Church was first organized by Alligator area settlers as early as the 1820s. The original church was a small log structure located some two miles northeast of this site. In 1855, this building was erected to accommodate a growing number . . . Map (db m54580) HM
5Florida (Columbia County), Lake City — Bethlehem Lutheran ChurchFlorida's Oldest
Organized 1859 To the Pioneers Bedenbaugh • Feagle Haltiwanger • Koon LeGrone • Shealy Snelgrove • Witt Rudolph Zsciedrich Lake City Marble & Granite CoMap (db m195816) HM
6Florida (Columbia County), Lake City — Confederate Monument
CSA Officers Commanding Brigadier- General Joseph Finnegan Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Hopkins      1st. Battalion Lieutenant-Colonel Theo. Brevard      2nd. Battalion Lieutenant-Colonel, McClellen . . . Map (db m58161) HM
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7Florida (Columbia County), Lake City — Falling Creek Falls
Falling Creek Falls Park is a cooperative venture between the Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) and the Columbia County Board of County Commissioners. The SRWMD acquired the land through the Preservation 2000 land acquisition program . . . Map (db m126089) HM
8Florida (Columbia County), Lake City — Falling Creek Methodist Church and Cemetery
Earliest known records indicate a Baptist congregation worshipped at this site until 1866, when the church became Methodist. The church continues regular worship services (as it has since its founding) and is open to visitors. The original log . . . Map (db m126091) HM
9Florida (Columbia County), Lake City — F-1135 — Finley/Richardson High School
Side 1 African American education in Columbia County dates to Reconstruction when the first school was established in 1866 for freed people of color in the county. In 1906, the Lake City School for Colored Students was created under the . . . Map (db m202818) HM
10Florida (Columbia County), Lake City — Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s
The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform. Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories for liberty, . . . Map (db m152579) WM
11Florida (Columbia County), Lake City — Historic Site Lake City-Columbia County Florida
During the Reconstruction Era local townspeople threw several rifles, trap door Springfield Model 1868 Caliber .50-.70, belonging to U.S. Forces into Lake DeSoto to protest the presence of Federal Troops in the area. Sixteen rifles were . . . Map (db m149337) HM
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Dec. 7, 2022