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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Longwood, Florida

 
Clickable Map of Seminole County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Seminole County, FL (140) Brevard County, FL (316) Lake County, FL (55) Orange County, FL (205) Volusia County, FL (407)  SeminoleCounty(140) Seminole County (140)  BrevardCounty(316) Brevard County (316)  LakeCounty(55) Lake County (55)  OrangeCounty(205) Orange County (205)  VolusiaCounty(407) Volusia County (407)
Sanford is the county seat for Seminole County
Longwood is in Seminole County
      Seminole County (140)  
ADJACENT TO SEMINOLE COUNTY
      Brevard County (316)  
      Lake County (55)  
      Orange County (205)  
      Volusia County (407)  
 
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1Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — "The Phoenix"…
“The Senator’s” Legacy Lives on in this Clone of the Original Tree “The Senator” was the Florida state champion Bald Cypress tree and had survived through an estimated 3,500 years of Florida’s extreme weather, . . . Map (db m156650) HM
2Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — Big Tree
(Side 1) The Senator is one of the oldest and largest cypress trees in America. The Seminole Indians, and other Native American Indians who lived throughout Central Florida used this tree as a land mark. A hurricane in 1925 destroyed the . . . Map (db m156627) HM
3Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — 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 . . . Map (db m133781) WM
4Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — 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 . . . Map (db m133787) WM
5Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — Heroes Monument
Heroes Monument The Heroes Monument consists of three nine-foot pillars of black granite centered in a pentagon shaped reflection pool. The first pillar has seven bronze emblems: one for each branch of the military, one for law . . . Map (db m156832) WM
6Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — Historic Longwood/E.W. Henck
(side 1) Mr. E.W. Henck, a young man from Boston, arrived in this wilderness section of then Orange County in November 1872. He selected a site to homestead in what is now Historic Longwood. Intent on establishing a town, he named it . . . Map (db m92975) HM
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7Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — Lady Liberty
Estimated Age & Dimensions Age: 2,000 years Diameter: 10 ft. Circumference: 389 in. Height: 89 ft. Located 40 feet from The Senator, Lady Liberty is often referred to as the Companion tree or the Sister tree. Named by students from the . . . Map (db m156643) HM
8Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — Longwood Hotel/Bradley McIntyre House
(side 1) Tourism in Central Florida began during the 1880's when the South Florida Railroad connected Sanford with Orlando. By 1886, direct rail service from the North brought wealthy winter tourists to luxury hotels and private winter . . . Map (db m92976) HM
9Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — Seminole County
  The importance of Seminole County in the history of the area lies in its location at the navigable headwaters of the St. Johns River and the elevated forest land south of the three large lakes within its boundaries: Monroe, Harney, and Jesup. . . . Map (db m52360) HM
10Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — Seminole County
The importance of Seminole County in the history of the area lies in its location at the navigable headwaters of the St. Johns River and the elevated forest land south of the three large lakes within its boundaries: Monroe, Harney, and Jesup. . . . Map (db m54051) HM
11Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — The Senator II
A Living Legacy in Reiter Park The Senator II provides habitat for wildlife in Reiter Park and is a living legacy: it is a clone of a famous tree that took root thousands of years ago in a nearby forest. The original tree, known as the . . . Map (db m156702) HM
12Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — The SpringsHoosier/Sanlando, Palm, Shepherds/Starbuck Reported missing
The three mineral springs located just west of here along the Little Wekiva River are its main source of water. Indians and white settlers found the cool 72 degree spring water a healing and refreshing destination, enjoying the Springs in their . . . Map (db m214435) HM
13Florida, Seminole County, Longwood — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773-1777 — Deep South Region —
"In 1774, William Bartram, famed Naturalist, camped near here and identified a wide variety of native plants and wildlife."Map (db m52356) HM
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Jan. 27, 2023