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Preserving the Mound
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 28° 52.237 W 080° 50.215
17R E 515904 N 3193662
Quick Description: This historical marker about Preserving the Mound is located at Seminole Rest within the Canaveral National Seashore in Oak Hill, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 9/6/2013 6:19:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ0W5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo
Views: 11

Long Description:
The marker reads:

"In 1911, Mr. and Mrs. Wesley H. Snyder purchased this house and the surrounding land. They named their homesite "Seminole Rest" after the Seminole Indians. Their purchase saved the story of an even earlier culture -- the Timucuan Indians.

Daddy bought the place from an Englishman, "Lord" Turnor -- the buildings, this house, and the other house. There was a long dock that went out and the boathouse was on the dock. My father saw this place as he was going duck hunting with some people over across the lagoon. Then he got to come over and see it. It was when my father saw it. He bought it and the 10-acre grove. Bet you can't guess what he paid for it all, $2,000 for the hill, and 10 acres. Mother added to it -- there was some land south of the grove between here and Sam's Mound -- just to protect it. Jacqueline Snyder Stevens"

Marker Number: None

Date: None

County: Volusia

Marker Type: Plaque

Sponsored or placed by: National Park Service

Website: [Web Link]

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