“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Melrose, Florida Historical Markers

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By Mike Stroud, March 20, 2011
Melrose Marker (side 2)
Florida (Alachua County), Melrose — F-328 — Melrose
(side 1) The region south of Santa Fe Lake was not settled until after the Seminole War in 1842, although it was on the Spanish mission trail from St. Augustine from about 1600 to 1763 and, during the English (1763-1784) and second Spanish . . . — Map (db m99668) HM
Florida (Alachua County), Melrose — F-981 — Melrose United Methodist Church
The Melrose United Methodist Church was organized in 1868 as the Melrose Methodist Episcopal Church, South. This church building, the first located within the original 1877 plat of Melrose, was constructed out of heart pine by the congregation in . . . — Map (db m120212) HM
Florida (Putnam County), Melrose — F-678 — Melrose Cemetery
Formerly known as the "Banana burying grounds," the Melrose non-denominational cemetery was established in 1860 by the Eliam Baptist Church, founded in 1859. The farming community of Banana consisted of small farms, a post office / general store and . . . — Map (db m101755) HM
Florida (Putnam County), Melrose — F-894 — Melrose High School
Established to educate children of west Putnam County and surrounding communities, Melrose High School began in 1882 as a wooden building on Wynwood Street. In 1927, the school moved to this location when Putnam County constructed a new wooden . . . — Map (db m101754) HM
Florida (Putnam County), Melrose — Melrose Veterans Memorial
In Memory And Honor Of All Those Who Served The United States Of America In Times Of War And Peace — Map (db m108430) WM
Florida (Putnam County), Melrose — F-272 — Melrose Woman's Club
Since its beginning as the Literary and Debating Society in 1890, the Melrose Woman's Club has been a major contributor to community development. The formation of the Improvement Society for Melrose in 1891 was one of its first accomplishments. The . . . — Map (db m101760) HM

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