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Site of Ft. Meade
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers
N 27° 45.316 W 081° 47.725
17R E 421615 N 3070345
Quick Description: Located at Heritage Park in Ft. Meade Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 3/17/2008 9:59:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM3D78
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member StressMaster
Views: 28

Long Description:
Built by Lt. George G. Meade
who later became commanding general
of the Union Forces
during the Civil War.
Headquarters of a military area
during the Seminole Indian War 1849-1858.
Near here were fought several engagements
with the hostiles.
Garrisoned by U.S. Army
and Florida Mounted Volunteer troops.
Marker Number: N/A

Date: N/A

County: Polk

Marker Type: Plaque

Sponsored or placed by: Polk County Historical Commission

Website: [Web Link]

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