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47 Florida National Historic Landmarks

Bok Tower Gardens (Lake Wales) - 10/29/1993
Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the site includes botanical gardens and a carillon tower
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Cathedral of St. AugustinePlaque (St. Augustine) - 3/20/2022
Completed in 1797 with an eclectic facade that is a combination of Spanish mission and Neoclassical styles, this is a historic cathedral and seat of the Catholic Bishop of St. Augustine
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Dade BattlefieldPlaque (Bushnell) - 3/20/2022
Also called the Dade Massacre site, it preserves the Second Seminole War battlefield where Seminole warriors fought soldiers under the command of Major Francis L. Dade in 1835
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Fort King SitePlaque (Ocala) - 3/21/2022
The site of a fort prominent before and during the Second Seminole War, located at a nexus of military roads reaching from Tampa to Jacksonville
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Fort Mose SitePlaque (St. Augustine) - 3/20/2022
Runaway slaves from the Southern colonies escaped to freedom in this first free Black settlement legally sanctioned in what would become the U.S.
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Fort San Marcos De ApalachePlaque (St. Marks) - 3/21/2022
The historic site of a wooden 17th century Spanish colonial fort, from 1753 a stone fort controlled by Great Britain, Spain, and the U.S.
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Gonzalez-Alvarez HousePlaque (St. Augustine) - 3/20/2022
The oldest house in the city, built in the early 1700s, it is also an important example of St. Augustine's Spanish colonial architectural style, with later modifications by English owners
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Hotel Ponce de LeonPlaque (St. Augustine) - 3/20/2022
Built in 1887 for real estate and railroad tycoon Henry Flagler, it is the first large scale building constructed entirely of poured concrete using the local coquina stone as aggregate
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LLambias House (St. Augustine) - 3/19/2022
Built sometime before 1763, it is one of the few houses to survive from the first period of Spanish Florida
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Maple Leaf (Shipwreck)Plaque (Jacksonville) - 3/19/2022
Launched in 1851, the side paddlewheel steamship was sunk by the Confederates in 1864, and is one of the best-preserved Civil War shipwrecks
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Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings House and Farm YardPlaque - 3/21/2022
The 1929-1953 home of the Pulitzer Prize-winning (for The Yearling) Florida author
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Mary McLeod Bethune HomePlaque (Dayton Beach) - 3/20/2022
The home of the prominent African-American educator and civil rights leader from 1913 to her death in 1955
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Norman Film Manufacturing Company (Jacksonville) - 3/19/2022
A rare, extant silent film studio and the only surviving race film studio in America; it never transitioned to sound production
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Ponce de Leon Inlet Light StationPlaque (Ponce de Leon Inlet) - 3/20/2022
Completed in 1887, at 175 feet in height it is the tallest lighthouse in Florida and one of the tallest in the U.S.
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Research StudioPlaque (Maitland) - 3/20/2022
An artist colony founded in 1937; with over 200 carvings and reliefs, it is an important example of Art Deco fantasy and Mayan Revival architecture
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St. Augustine Town Plan DistrictPlaque (St. Augustine) - 3/20/2022
The district encompasses the colonial street plan of the city as contained within the bounds of walls (no longer standing) built between the 16th and early 19th centuries
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Vizcaya (Miami) - 10/24/1993
Completed in 1916, this is the former villa and estate of businessman James Deering, of the Deering McCormick-International Harvester fortune
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Whitehall (Henry M. Flagler House)(Palm Beach) - 10/30/1999
Completed in 1902, it is a major example of neoclassical Beaux Arts architecture designed for Henry Flagler, a leading captain of industry in the late 19th century
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