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

Citrus County Florida Historical Markers

Bicentennial Park War Memorial Marker image, Touch for more information
By Julie Szabo, November 10, 2007
Bicentennial Park War Memorial Marker
Florida (Citrus County), Crystal River — Bicentennial Park War Memorial
WW I, WW II, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Desert Storm heroes. — Map (db m3528) WM
Florida (Citrus County), Floral City — F-875 — Historic Floral City
(Side 1) The area containing present day Floral City has been inhabited by humans for thousands of years. When Hernando De Soto came through the area in 1539, he found the Indian village of Tocaste. From the late 1700s until the Second . . . — Map (db m104967) HM
Florida (Citrus County), Floral City — The Great Train Wreck of 1956
You are standing on the site of one of the worst train disasters in Florida history. The tragedy occurred October 18, 1956, on a dark and foggy morning in Pineola. At 5:12 a.m., people from five miles around were awakened when two freight trains . . . — Map (db m101820) HM
Florida (Citrus County), Floral City — The Historic Duval House Constructed 1865-66
This house is the oldest surviving residential structure in Citrus County. It was purchased in 2012 by the Duval Preservation Trust, a non-profit institution organized for the purpose of restoration and preservation of this historic gem. Tax . . . — Map (db m104980) HM
Florida (Citrus County), Homosassa Springs — F-696 — Florida Boom Sidewalk
The wide sidewalks of Homosassa Springs are a reminder of the 1920s Florida Land Boom in Citrus County. In 1924, at the height of the boom, the Florida West Coast Development Company bought several thousand acres in what is now Homosassa Springs and . . . — Map (db m67594) HM
Florida (Citrus County), Inverness — A Costly Florida War
More than 1,500 soldiers died and $20 million was spent in the Second Seminole War. It was the most costly of three conflicts between the U.S. and the Seminoles in Florida. Fought from 1835–1842, the war broke out when Seminoles resisted . . . — Map (db m101818) HM
Florida (Citrus County), Inverness — Citrus County Veterans Memorial
In memory of Citrus County Veterans of all wars Dedicated Memorial Day May 30, 1979 By The grateful citizens of Citrus County — Map (db m77489) WM
Florida (Citrus County), Inverness — Fort Cooper
Fort Cooper was constructed in April 1836 during the Second Seminole War. General Winfield Scott instructed the First Georgia Battalion of Volunteers under the leadership of Major Mark Anthony Cooper to build two bastions and a blockhouse on the . . . — Map (db m93258) HM
Florida (Citrus County), Inverness — Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church
This church was first organized September 29, 1894 by Rev. A.L. Dutch, Deacon Arthur Bell, and the entire membership of Shialo Baptist Church from Stage Pond, Florida. Over the last 116 years, this congregation has been led by 16 different . . . — Map (db m72781) HM
Florida (Citrus County), Inverness — F-560 — Historic Citrus County Courthouse
Citrus County was formed from Hernando County in 1887 and Mannfield, in the center of the new county, was chosen as the temporary county seat by the state legislature. After a political tug-of-war and several elections, Inverness was chosen as the . . . — Map (db m3529) HM
Florida (Citrus County), Inverness — Korea and Viet Nam War Memorial
Korea Maj Daniel Francis Rooks Pvt Arthur P. Carlsen PFC Richard G. Sanders Vietnam Capt. William Hoover Craig Jr. 1st Lt. Stanley Gerald Hartson Sgt. Carl Henry Joiner WO Richard Smith Lowes PFC Herbert D. Suber . . . — Map (db m77488) WM
Florida (Citrus County), Inverness — Korean War Memorial
In memory of The Korean War Veterans MIA & POWs Donated by KWVA CHP 192 The Forgotten War — Map (db m77487) WM
Florida (Citrus County), Inverness — Persian Gulf War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m77486) WM
Florida (Citrus County), Inverness — The McLeod House
Built around 1915, this house is most remembered for the McLeod family who lived here from 1941 to 1998. Oscar Penn McLeod was born to a pioneer family near Perry, Florida. He was awarded a teaching certificate in 1918 and married Mayo Artie . . . — Map (db m72927) HM
Florida (Citrus County), Inverness — World War I and World War II Memorial
World War I John T. Allen Bryan I. Barnes Leroy Black Iley Herring William F. Nettles Willie Rawls Fred O. Roux World War II Elwood J. Allen Wilbur M. Bertine James P. Blanton Fronie L. Boyd Jacob . . . — Map (db m77490) WM

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