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Site of Fort Blount
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 27° 53.793 W 081° 50.640
17R E 416934 N 3086029
Quick Description: In downtown Bartow near the courthouse.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 2/19/2013 7:33:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMGDWG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 3

Long Description:
Established 1853 and used as a place for refuge for the settlers of this community during the Seminole Indian War 1855-1858
Name changed to Bartow 1867 in honor of Confederate General Francis S. Bartow
Marker Number: None

Date: 1947

County: Polk

Marker Type: Plaque

Sponsored or placed by: Bartow Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution

Website: Not listed

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