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

Clickable Map of Leon 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> Leon County, FL (180) Gadsden County, FL (27) Jefferson County, FL (22) Liberty County, FL (2) Wakulla County, FL (24) Grady County, GA (5) Thomas County, GA (12)  LeonCounty(180) Leon County (180)  GadsdenCounty(27) Gadsden County (27)  JeffersonCounty(22) Jefferson County (22)  LibertyCounty(2) Liberty County (2)  WakullaCounty(24) Wakulla County (24)  GradyCountyGeorgia(5) Grady County (5)  ThomasCounty(12) Thomas County (12)
Tallahassee is the county seat for Leon County
Tallahassee is in Leon County
      Leon County (180)  
      Gadsden County (27)  
      Jefferson County (22)  
      Liberty County (2)  
      Wakulla County (24)  
      Grady County, Georgia (5)  
      Thomas County, Georgia (12)  
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1Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-986 — 1963 Civil Rights Protest Jail Overflow Site
(Side 1) Throughout the 1950s-1970s, large-scale, nonviolent demonstrations by audacious students attending Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), Florida State University, and the University of Florida, as well as local . . . Map (db m135553) HM
2Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Alachua CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Alachua County 1941 Alachua Army Base established to train WW II pilots 1942 County awarded National Service Certificate for exceeding bond quota Citizens Field & U.S. Navy Ship (DE-772) named in honor of Hamilton . . . Map (db m210689) HM WM
3Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-998 — Antonio Proctor, George Proctor, John Proctor
(Side 1) Antonio (Toney) Proctor, born Antonio Propinos circa 1743 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, was enslaved as a child. During the American Revolution, he was a body servant to a British army officer. He later worked in St. . . . Map (db m135554) HM
4Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Baker CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Baker County 40 citizens of Baker County made the ultimate sacrifice during WW II for the cause of freedom. Map (db m210367) WM
5Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-143 — Battle of Natural BridgeMarch 6, 1865
Site of decisive repulse of Federal forces by Confederate Militia in joint U.S. Army and Navy Operation to take St. Marks. The Army landing at lighthouse was prevented from getting to rear of St. Marks by Confederate opposition at Newport and . . . Map (db m13721) HM
6Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Bay CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Bay County Here we honor the memory of those who paid the ultimate price of freedom. Cherish this gift. Forever hold it in your heart. Never forget the brave souls who gave their lives so we might live . . . Map (db m210691) WM
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7Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-170 — BellevueHome of the Princess Murat
Former home of Catherine Daingerfield Willis, great-grandniece of George Washington and widow of Achille Murat, Prince of Naples and nephew of Napoleon. During the Second French Empire she was recognized as a princess and financially assisted by . . . Map (db m79560) HM
8Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Bernard F. Sliger / Doak Sheridan CampbellFlorida State University
Bernard F. Sliger President 1977-1991 Bernard F. “Bernie” Sliger served as FSU president from 1977 to 1991. In 1993 he returned to the helm as interim president and served in that capacity until 1994. During Sliger’s tenure, student . . . Map (db m187599) HM
9Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Borne Monument
In 1947, an American "Friendship Train" traveled around the United States collecting large amounts of food and supplies from donors for transport to the people of France and Italy. These countries were hit the hardest during WWII and in desperate . . . Map (db m211149) HM WM
10Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Bradford CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Bradford County Honors and pays tribute to those who served in World War II. Dedicated to those brave servicemen and women who served our country with dignity and pride. We will never forget your sacrifice for the cause of . . . Map (db m210370) WM
11Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Brevard CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Brevard County “On Patrol “ PBM-3 “Mariner” Banana River NAS 1940 - 1947 Map (db m210707) WM
12Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Broward CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Broward County To the greatest generation of Americans, who have borne the battle, sacrificed their lives and preserved the freedoms we enjoy today. We will remember them forever. We salute Broward County’s only Medal of . . . Map (db m210373) WM
13Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Calhoun CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Calhoun County Even though Calhoun County ranks number 58 in state population, this county has contributed greatly to the State of Florida and to our great nation. Calhoun County has produced many statesmen including a . . . Map (db m210692) HM WM
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14Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-881 — Capital City Country Club
After purchasing this land in 1912, George B. Perkins organized a golf club here. Perkins hired professional golf expert H. H. Barker to lay out the club’s scenic 9-hole course, which was completed in 1914. The Tallahassee Country Club, organized at . . . Map (db m151381) HM
15Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-32 — Capitol of Florida
The Capitol site was selected before Tallahassee was founded. Three log buildings housed the government in 1824. A wing of the permanent Capitol, financed by sale of city lots, was built in 1826 but was later torn down. Another building was . . . Map (db m129813) HM
16Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Capt. John ParkhillOf Leon Volunteers
This monument is erected by his fellow citizens of Leon County, Florida, as a testimonial of their high esteem for his character and public services. The memory of the hero is the treasure of his country. He was born July 10, 1823 and was killed . . . Map (db m73046) HM
17Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-833 — Carnegie Library at Florida A&M University
Built in 1908 with funds donated by industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, this was the first Carnegie Library built on a Black Land-Grant college campus. Nathan Young, President of the State Normal College for Colored Students, with . . . Map (db m207495) HM
18Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-504 — Chaires Historic District
The community of Chaires was established in the 1820s during Floridas Territorial Period (1821-1845). The community is named after Green Hill Chaires, who, along with his two brothers, Benjamin and Thomas Peter, came from Georgia and established . . . Map (db m166852) HM
19Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-817 — Chandler's Tourist Camp1925-1929
In 1915, construction began on the Dixie Highway system that linked Florida with the Midwest via highways running from Michigan through Tallahassee along Old St. Augustine Road toward Miami. In the 1920s, the number of auto tourists visiting Florida . . . Map (db m100888) HM
20Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Charlotte CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Charlotte County Established in September, 1943, Punta Gorda Airfield served as an auxiliary training field for the Third Air Force Facility at Saratoga Army Air Base. Fighter pilots trained in P-40’s, P-47’s, and P-51’s. The . . . Map (db m210382) HM WM
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21Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Citrus CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Citrus County With deep gratitude and reverence, Citrus County salutes it’s sons and daughters of the Greatest Generation whose indomitable spirit, heroic sacrifices and selfless devotion contributed immeasurably to the . . . Map (db m210693) WM
22Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Clay CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Clay County From 1940 -1945, more than one million soldiers processed through the Camp Blanding Infantry Training Center and the Infantry Replacement Training Center in Clay County. At its peak, the camp exceeded Florida’s 4th . . . Map (db m210385) WM
23Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-831 — Coach Alonzo "Jake" Gaither Home
This brick house was the home of legendary Florida A&M University (FAMU) football coach Alonzo “Jake” Gaither and his wife, Sadie, a FAMU English professor. The couple regularly hosted sports and public figures from the 1950s-1960s, . . . Map (db m128319) HM
24Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Collier CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Collier County Home of the Army Air Corps Airdrome City of Naples 1942 - 1947 Training gunners, bomber crews and fighter pilots for combat. In honor of the 391 men and women from Collier County who proudly and bravely . . . Map (db m210711) WM
25Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Columbia CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Columbia County Lake City proudly boasts participation in WW II through the Naval Air Station which is located on the site of the Lake City Air Field. NAS Lake City was commissioned in 1942. Navy and Marine pilots trained to . . . Map (db m210392) HM WM
26Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Combat Wounded Veterans
Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country’s way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in my lifetime. . . . Map (db m211134) WM
27Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Confederate Army
“Colonel Scott proceeded to place the troops in line… In the early dawn the enemy advanced in force across the pass, firing rapidly, but after a short contest were driven back by a mingled fire of musketry and canister.” ”During . . . Map (db m157202) HM
28Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Confederate MonumentBattle of Natural Bridge — March 6, 1865 —
(south)In Loving Memory 1861-1865 Defenders of Natural Bridge Lest We Forget (east) This monument erected under authority of an act of the legislature of Florida of 1921 as a just tribute of the people of Florida to commemorate the . . . Map (db m157200) HM WM
29Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-444 — Dale Mabry Field
In October 1940, hundreds of laborers began clearing swampland for temporary quarters for Dale Mabry Army Air Base, named in honor of a young Tallahassee dirigible pilot who died in 1922 after serving in World War I. In 1941, America entered World . . . Map (db m79561) HM
30Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Dale W. LickPresident 1991-1994
Dale W. Lick served as president of Florida State University from 1991 to 1994. He led the implementation of the first Capital Campaign at FSU; construction of the University Center, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and FSU London Study . . . Map (db m173933) HM
31Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-395 — De Soto Winter Encampment Site 1539~1540
In 1539, a Spanish expeditionary force led by Hernando de Soto landed in the Tampa Bay area. Nearly 600 heavily armed adventurers traveled more than 4000 miles from Florida to Mexico intending to explore and control the Southeast of North America. . . . Map (db m79522) HM
32Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Desoto CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Desoto County Desoto County honors those residents who gave their lives in the service of our country during World War II. F. Addison • G.F. Barr • H.R. Caswell • J.C. Chancy • J.C. Chancy • E.M. Connelly • J. Denham • O.D. . . . Map (db m210708) WM
33Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Dixie CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Dixie County Like patriotic Americans everywhere Dixie County responded to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor by enlisting our finest in our country’s service. Approximately 865 men and women from our small, north Florida county served . . . Map (db m210413) HM WM
34Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Dr. J. Stanley MarshallPresident, Florida State University — 1969-1976 —
Dr. J. Stanley Marshall came to Florida State University in 1958 from the State University of New York at Cortland, where he held a professorship in physics. His first assignment was to establish a department of science education and to design . . . Map (db m173868) HM
35Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Dr. John GorrieFlorida Physician
Dr. John Gorrie designed a refrigeration machine to treat malaria and yellow fever patients in Apalachicola. He received the first U.S. patent for mechanical refrigeration in 1851. Artist: Steven Weitzman Year: Completed 2006 Medium: Terrazzo . . . Map (db m173776) HM
36Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Duval CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Duval County In 1939, the citizens of Duval County purchased and donated the land used to establish Naval Air Station Jacksonville in 1940. Naval Station Mayport and Cecil Field Naval Air Station were similarly commissioned . . . Map (db m210751) HM WM
37Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-224 — Eastern Boundary of Lafayette Land GrantN.E. Corner 3 mi. North S.E. Corner 3 mi. South
Side 1 During the American War of Independence, the Marquis de Lafayette came from France to the United States to offer not only his personal services as a major general in the Continental Army but also some $200,000 of his private fortune . . . Map (db m146794) HM
38Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Elizabeth BlackwellPioneering Woman Physician
In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to graduate from medical school in the U.S. She faced adversity throughout her career, leading the way to diversity in medical practice today. Artist: Steven Weitzman Year: Completed 2006 Medium: . . . Map (db m173775) HM
39Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-870 — Erno Dohnanyi Residence/Dohnányi Erno ház
(Side 1) This brick home built in 1928 belonged to the renowned Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor, and professor, Erno Dohnányi. Born in 1877, Dohnányi grew up in Pozsony, now Bratislava. At age 11, he gave his first public . . . Map (db m151377) HM
40Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Escambia CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Escambia County Escambia County, known as the cradle of naval aviation, is forever grateful for the extreme sacrifices made by the thousands of men and women of Escambia County who contributed to the Allied victory in WW II and to the . . . Map (db m210417) WM
41Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Flagler CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Flagler County WW II Military Bases Bunnell NAS • USCG Station • US Army Signal Unit Flagler County veterans who died on active duty during WW II Howard Bankston, USMC, September 20, 1944 • James B. Boone, COP, USN, . . . Map (db m210752) WM
42Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-389 — Florida A&M University
Founded in 1887 as the State Normal College for Colored Students, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is the only historically state supported educational facility for African Americans in Florida. It has always been . . . Map (db m79570) HM
43Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-397 — Florida A&M University
Founded in 1887 as the State Normal College for Colored Students, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is the only historically state supported educational facility for African Americans in Florida. It has always been . . . Map (db m79571) HM
44Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — 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 m154150) WM
45Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — 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 m154522) WM
46Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Florida Liberty Bell Replica
The House of Representatives commends the Florida Bicentennial Commission for making possible the placement of the Liberty Bell here where the public may see the bell and reflect upon the liberty the bell symbolizes. On November 19, 1974, House . . . Map (db m73010) HM
47Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Florida Sri Chinmoy Peace State
The State of Florida today joins the Sri Chinmoy International Peace Blossoms, a family of over 800 landmarks in 50 nations dedicated to the universally cherished goal of peace. May we, the people of Florida, forever embrace this lofty goal in our . . . Map (db m73044) HM
48Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Florida Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Honoring the courage and patriotism of the Florida veterans of the Vietnam Conflict Map (db m211164) WM
49Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Franklin CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Franklin County World War II home of Camp Gordon Johnston (amphibious training) Apalachicola Auxiliary Airfield (air gunnery training) Franklin County honors all those who served and sacrificed, both military and civilian, . . . Map (db m210419) WM
50Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Gadsden CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
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51Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Gilchrist CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Gilchrist County To all who served, fought and died during World War II 1941 - 1945 We will never forget. Gilchrist Florida’s youngest county, established in 1926, has always answered the call of freedom and honored . . . Map (db m210457) WM
52Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Glades CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Glades County Glades County has a very patriotic history in the defense of our county, particularly in WWII. Glades County was represented in all branches of the military between 1941 and 1945. Many returned home, . . . Map (db m210765) WM
53Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Goodwood(2 miles east on Lafayette Grant)
Ante-bellum mansion constructed of brick shipped from New York to port of St. Marks. Completed in 1843. Fine fan lights and pleasing window placements. Circular stairway. Rare old furnishings.Map (db m67031) HM
54Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Goodwood Mansion(Old Croom Mansion)
The land upon which Goodwood Mansion was constructed was part of the original land grant rewarded to the Marquis de Lafayette for his service during the Revolutionary War. Hardy Croom of North Carolina, a planter and recognized naturalist, purchased . . . Map (db m67032) HM
55Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-393 — Governor John W. Martin House
John Martin was born in Plainfield, Marion County, Florida on June 21, 1884. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1914. He joined the Democratic Party and toured the state making speeches in support of President Woodrow Wilson before and during . . . Map (db m79523) HM
56Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-505 — Governor William Dunnington Bloxham House 1844 / Governor Bloxham House
Side 1 Governor William Dunnington Bloxham House 1844 This Federal-style building was constructed in 1844 by Richard A. Shine, a prominent builder and mason who constructed the south wing of Florida's Capitol in 1845. In 1881, . . . Map (db m79566) HM
57Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Gulf CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Gulf County We joined together and served with pride.Map (db m210458) WM
58Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Hamilton CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Hamilton County, Small in size and population, yet proud and great in our beliefs, we stand for freedom, honor and duty to country. Map (db m210779) WM
59Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Hardee CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Hardee County Veterans from Hardee County, who at the call, left all that was dear to them, endured hardships, faced danger and finally passed out of sight of man by the path of duty and self-sacrifice giving their . . . Map (db m210459) WM
60Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Hendry CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Hendry County We proudly pay tribute to those who left the safe confines of home in Hendry County to serve their nation during World War II. Many of whom made the ultimate supreme sacrifice for our freedom. We proclaim our . . . Map (db m210829) WM
61Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Hernando CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Hernando County Hernando County honors it’s fathers, mothers, sons and daughters and our current residents, who served during WW II. We pay special tribute to 15 men who died in combat. May they Rest In Peace. Hernando . . . Map (db m210460) HM WM
62Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-691 — Hickory Hill Cemetery of Welaunee Plantation
Hickory Hill Cemetery is the main burial ground for African-American families that lived and worked on Welaunee Plantation. Welaunee was established by Udo Fleischmann, a banker and sportsman and member of the Fleischmann baking goods manuafacturing . . . Map (db m167465) HM
63Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Highlands CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Highlands County Never Forget There is nothing more valuable than freedom and the price of that freedom is high. USS Highlands (APA-119) U.S. Navy Attack Transport Ship with two battle stars Major Tommy . . . Map (db m210874) WM
64Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Hillsborough CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Hillsborough County Dedicates this memorial marker in memory of: the 498 servicemen of Hillsborough County who sacrificed their lives defending freedom during WW II, the thousands of patriots of Hillsborough County who were . . . Map (db m210465) WM
65Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — HippocratesFather of Medicine
Hippocrates, Greece 460-370 B.C., taught the scientific basis for medical practice and gave modern medicine its ethical ideals. Artist: Steven Weitzman Year: Completed 2006 Medium: Terrazzo Commissioned in 2005 with funds provided by Florida’s Art . . . Map (db m173774) HM
66Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — 29a — His Dream Dies With HimFlorida De Soto Trail — October 6, 1539 —
It’s October 6, 1539… Hernando de Soto established his winter encampment here, at Anhayca, a principal Apalachee Village ”On Sunday, October 25, [De Soto] arrived at a town called Uzela, and on Monday, at Anhayca Apalachee . . . Map (db m126591) HM
67Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Holmes CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Holmes County All Gave Some 43 Holmes Countians Gave All Map (db m210877) WM
68Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Honoring Student Excellence
The Rhodes Scholarship is at the pinnacle of student achievement worldwide. Outpacing other Florida universities, Florida State University has produced two Rhodes Scholars since 2006. Garrett Johnson (2006 Rhodes Scholar) and Joseph O’Shea (2008 . . . Map (db m173931) HM
69Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Honoring the Confederate and Union SoldiersBattle of Natural Bridge — March 6, 1865 —
Honoring the Confederate and Union Soldiers who were killed in action or later died from their wounds. Battle of Natural Bridge March 6, 1865 CSA Captain Henry K. Simmons • Cpl. Matthew B. Hawkins • J.B. Ellis • John Grubbs • Eli Triplett USA . . . Map (db m157203) WM
70Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Indian River CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Indian River County During the war effort, many Indian River County military personnel made the ultimate sacrifice in pursuit of victory. The county played a major role training naval air personnel. The Vero Beach Naval . . . Map (db m210466) HM WM
71Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Jackson CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Jackson County We honor those noble men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice, bravely laying down their lives so that freedom might endure and justice be served. “Greater love hath no man than this, That a man . . . Map (db m210894) WM
72Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-305 — Jacksonville, Pensacola and Mobile Railroad Company Freight Depot
The Jacksonville, Pensacola and Mobile Railroad Company Freight Depot, built in 1858, is one of the oldest railroad buildings in Florida and the oldest still used as a passenger rail station. The one-story depot was built when Tallahassee was the . . . Map (db m79550) HM
73Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — James M. BuchananFlorida State University Nobel Laureate Walk
James Buchanan taught at Florida State University from 1951-56. An economist renowned for his work on public choice theory, Buchanan won the 1986 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science for his development of the contractual and constitutional . . . Map (db m173669) HM
74Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Jefferson CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Jefferson County “The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional as to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated . . . Map (db m210470) WM
75Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-378 — John Gilmore Riley House
John Gilmore Riley was born in 1857, the son of Sarah and James Riley. He was not formally educated, but was instructed by his Aunt Henrietta. Riley became principal of Lincoln Academy, Tallahassee’s first local high school for African Americans in . . . Map (db m79583) HM
76Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — John Robert SchriefferFlorida State University Nobel Laureate Walk
Robert Schrieffer won the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physics, with John Bardeen and Leon Neil Cooper, for developing the first successful microscopic theory of superconductivity. In 1992, Florida State University appointed Schrieffer as a university . . . Map (db m173668) HM
77Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Konrad Emil BlochFlorida State University Nobel Laureate Walk
Konrad Bloch was co-recipient with Feodor Lynen of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology for discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of the cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism — how cholesterol is made in the body. Bloch held . . . Map (db m173666) HM
78Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Lafayette CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
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79Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Lafayette Township Grant
This marker is on the western boundary line of the land selected by Major General the Marquis de Lafayette and granted by the United States Congress to him in 1825 in appreciation of his services during the Revolutionary War. The grant contains 36 . . . Map (db m79528) HM
80Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Lafayette Township Grant
This marker is on the western boundary line of the land selected by Major General the Marquis de Lafayette and granted by the United States Congress to him in 1825 in appreciation of his services during the Revolutionary War. The grant contains 36 . . . Map (db m100567) HM
81Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Lake CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Lake County In honor of the Lake County World War II veterans who served their country for peace, honor and glory, and for those that sacrificed their lives defending the freedom we all cherish. Medal of Honor Recipient, . . . Map (db m210471) WM
82Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — 29b — Land of the ApalacheeFlorida De Soto Trail — September 30, 1539 —
On September 30, 1539… Hernando de Soto’s army crossed into the land of the Apalachee. Its borders ran from southern Georgia to the Gulf of Mexico, and from the Aucilla River to the waters of the Ochlockonee. A Complex Culture Part of . . . Map (db m126588) HM
83Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Layfayette Land Grant
July 4th, 1825 By Act of the U.S. Congress A township, six square miles, was granted to the Marquis de Lafayette, here, in gratitude for his generous aid during the American Revolutionary War.Map (db m207587) HM
84Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — 31 — Led by the Lure of GoldFlorida De Soto Trail — October 11, 1539 —
It’s October 11, 1539… Near here, Captain Juan Añasco of Hernando de Soto’s army has entered the Apalachee village of Aute - The village is deserted, but we have found a small supply of corn. My men captured several Indians. One is . . . Map (db m126592) HM
85Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Lee CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Lee County Dedicated to the memory of those men and women of Lee County who served so gallantly. “United in this determination and with unshakable faith in the cause for which we fight, we will, with God’s help, go . . . Map (db m210833) WM
86Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Leon CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Leon County Leon County proudly recognizes the significant contributions made by local citizens during World War II. Dale Mabry Field was an important flight training base for fighter aircraft. The famed Tuskegee . . . Map (db m210474) HM WM
87Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-45 — Leon County
Originally part of Escambia and later Gadsden Counties, Leon was created by the territorial legislature in 1824. Named for Juan Ponce de Leon, discoverer of Florida, it became antebellum Florida's most prosperous and populous county. Cotton thrived . . . Map (db m131866) HM
88Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Leon County Civil War Monument
To Rescue from oblivion and perpetuate in the memory of succeeding generations the heroic patriotism of the men of Leon County who perished in the Civil War of 1861 - 1865 This monument is raised by their country women Western Battles Shiloh, . . . Map (db m73047) HM
89Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Leon County World War II Memorial
Dedicated to the servicemen and women of World War II Nov. 11, 2001Map (db m211100) WM
90Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Leon County's American Revolutionary War Soldiers
Between 1832 and 1833 the following men applied in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, for federal pensions granted for their military service during the American War for Independence Zachariah Gherkins (1757-1845) Served as a Private with . . . Map (db m73051) HM WM
91Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-698 — Leon High School
The first Leon Academy opened in 1827, three years after Tallahassee's founding, and operated until the mid-1840s. In 1869, the Leon County Board of Public Instruction established separate schools for whites and blacks. In 1871, the county opened . . . Map (db m79541) HM
92Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Levy CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Levy County The citizens of Levy County strive to honor all veterans, past, present and future. We are reminded daily of their sacrifice for our freedoms by local organizations such as The Veterans of Foreign Wars, . . . Map (db m210838) WM
93Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-88 — Lewis Bank
Founded in 1856 by B.C. Lewis as a private banking business, the oldest bank in Florida has grown with the city and section, in size and services rendered. Since its founding, sons have followed fathers in the profession.Map (db m79525) HM
94Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Liberty CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Liberty County Founded December 15, 1855 Those who gave their all for our liberty Martin V. Bateman Elton E. Chason Alfred L. Duggar Annette Floyd William B. Henderson Charlie M. Hinton Irving W. Horne . . . Map (db m210475) WM
95Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-834 — Lucy Moten Elementary School
Lucy Moten School was built in 1932 at Florida A&M University (FAMU) with support from the Julius Rosenwald Fund and General Education Board. For more than 70 years, the school served as a training facility for African-American educators. The . . . Map (db m137656) HM
96Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Lynching in America / Lynching In Leon CountyCommunity Remembrance Project
Lynching in America Between 1877 and 1950, thousands of African Americans were victims of mob violence and lynching across the United States. Following the Civil War, white Southerners fiercely resisted equal rights for African Americans and . . . Map (db m186412) HM
97Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Madison CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Madison County Home of the Four Freedoms Monument Freedom from fear Freedom of religion Freedom from want Freedom of speech We salute our WW II veterans for their great courage to help keep America . . . Map (db m210921) WM
98Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-407 — Major General David LangThe Adjutant General of Florida (1885-1894)
David Lang was born on May 9, 1838 in Camden County, Georgia. After graduating from the Georgia Military Academy in 1857, he moved to Florida and worked as a surveyor for Suwannee County. At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted as a private and . . . Map (db m79580) HM
99Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Manatee CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Manatee County To posterity from the “Greatest Generation” Map (db m210477) WM
100Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Marion CountyFlorida World War II Memorial
Marion County Marion County is an urban location with over 283,000 citizens. Our unique Ocala/Marion County Veterans Memorial Park is designed to take you through our military history. Pillars are constructed of . . . Map (db m210924) WM

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