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Suwannee County
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 30° 17.717 W 082° 59.106
17R E 309092 N 3353174
Quick Description: An historical marker about Suwannee County is located on the grounds of the Suwannee County Courthouse in Live Oak, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 6/4/2011 7:24:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMBN38
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member paintfiction
Views: 18

Long Description:
The historical marker reads:

"This region was originally the land of the Timucuan Indians. Suwannee County was created in 1858. The county seat was moved from its original site at Houston to Live Oak in 1868 because of the latter's superior geographical position and railroad facilities. Settled by people from the upper South, the county soon became an important agricultural region. It is bounded on the north, west, and south by the Suwannee River."
Marker Number: F-64

Date: 1961

County: Suwannee

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials

Website: [Web Link]

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