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New Switzerland Plantation Marker image, Touch for more information
By Mike Stroud, December 2, 2012
New Switzerland Plantation Marker
Florida (St. Johns County), Switzerland — St. Johns County / New Switzerland Plantation
St. Johns County On July 21, 1821 Major General Andrew Jackson, Florida's first Territorial Governor, established St. Johns County, with St. Augustine as the county seat. It contained all Florida east of the Suwanee River, approximately . . . — Map (db m62164) HM
Florida (St. Johns County), Switzerland — William Bartram Scenic Highway
Within a mile and a half of this marker are numerous prehistoric sites, several of which date from 2000 BC. Native Americans occupied the northern river section from about 4000 BC until the arrival of Europeans after 1500 AD. Riverbank . . . — Map (db m61973) HM
Florida (St. Johns County), Switzerland — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773 - 1777 — Deep South Region
My chief happiness consisted in tracing and admiring the infinite power, majesty, and perfection of the Creator. — Map (db m61818) HM

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