Alachua County (01)

Historic Markers Across Florida


Alachua County was created on 1824.

The county seat is in Gainesville, FL.,
and the county is 874 Square Miles in area.

  Click here to visit the Alachua county home page.

  FIPS Code: 12001

  Information about Alachua County, Florida, from Wikipedia.

  US Census Quick Facts about Alachua County.


There are 104 Historic Markers in Alachua County.

1824 - The Bellamy Road - 1952   -    
  County Route 236 NW 0.3 miles west of Interstate 75, High Springs, FL      

A Cattle Economy   -    
  4270 Southeast 15th Street, Gainesville, FL      

Alachua County Courthouse   -   FLHM F-191
  corner of Main (SR 329) & SE 1st St. WMC5X7      

Alachua County Training School   -   FLHM F-823
  southwest corner of NW 141st St and NW 158th Ave in Alachua, FL WMRED3      

Alachua General Hospital   -   FLHM F-809
  at the former location of the hospital near downtown Gainesville, FL WMN9X6      

Alachua Sink   -    
  4270 Southeast 15th Street, Gainesville, FL      

Archer School Gymnasium   -   FLHM F-972
  16671 SW 137th Ave, Archer, FL WMYC39      

Archer, Florida   -   FLHM F-205
  Main Street at Alabama Street on City Hall grounds WMEQ6N      

Bailey House   -   FLHM F-302
  on site at 1121 NW 6th Street WM67VD      

Battle of Gainesville   -   FLHM F-164
  in the plaza near the Old Library Building and City Hall in downtown Gainesville, Florida. WM34QE      

Battle of Micanopy   -    
  at the Micanopy Native American Heritage Preserve, Tuscawilla Rd, Micanopy, FL WMY771      

Bland Community and Ogden School / Odgen School   -   FLHM F-59
  at the intersection of County Road NW 241 and NW 278 Ave., Alachua, FL      

Bland Community and Ogden School / Odgen School   -   FLHM F-597
  1801 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gainesville, FL      

Boulware Springs Water Works Building   -    
  in Boulware Springs Park, 3400 Southeast 15th St, Gainesville FL      

Buckman Hall   -    
  Buckman Hall, Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL WMXE3J      

Chestnut Funeral Home   -   FLHM F-794
  18 NW 8th Ave., Gainesville, FL WMVP8D      

City of Alachua   -   FLHM F-206
  15100 NW 142 Terrace, Alachua FL      

City of Gainesville   -   FLHM F-163
  between 1st St.NE & 3rd St.NE at Municipal Bldg on WM34QM      

City of Newberry Historic District   -   FLHM F-363
  in front of the Newberry City Hall. in front of the Newberry City Hall, on W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL. WMBY0Y      

Daniel Scott Plantation   -   FLHM F-925
  On Hawthorne Rd (SR 20) at 155 St, Grove park, FL WMWV1C      

David Levy Yulee and Cotton Wood Plantation   -   FLHM F-320
  16994 SW 134th Ave, Archer, FL      

Desegregation of Florida's Universities   -    
  at Bryan Hall at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. WMC6CD      

Devil's Millhopper   -    
  4732 Millhopper Road, Gainesville, FL      

Dickison and his Men / Jefferson Davis' Baggage   -   FLHM F-127
  S.R. 24. in Waldo on front of caboose in City Park WM3DFE      

Douglass High School   -   FLHM F-835
  18100 Douglass St (old NW 232 St), High Springs, FL WMRECW      

Dr. Austin Cary Memorial 1865-1936   -    
  Dr. Austin Cary Memorial Park, S.R. 24, Waldo      

Earleton, Florida   -   FLHM F-625
  on State Highway 200A (County Road 1469) near NE 77th Lane, Earleton, Florida      

East Florida Seminary   -   FLHM F-166
  between 1st St.NE & 3rd St.NE at Municipal Bldg on WM34QQ      

Emerson Alumni Hall   -    
  1938 W University Ave., Gainesville, FL WMRQAK      

Evergreen Cemetery   -   FLHM F-805
  entrance to the historical Evergreen Cemetery on SE 21st Ave., Gainesville, FL WMQXFB      

Fear Stricken - Florida De Soto Trail   -    
  410 SE Oleno Park Road, High Springs, FL      

First Gainesville Skirmish / Battle of Gainesville   -   FLHM F-164
  between 1st St.NE & 3rd St.NE at Municipal Bldg on WM34QE      

Florida 4-H   -    
  Near the University of Florida Soil and Water Sciences building, 1692 McCarty Dr, Gainesville, FL WMXE21      

Florida Extension   -    
  on Beckman Dr in the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL WMQXF4      

Forced into Service   -    
  3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL      

Fort Clarke   -   FLHM F-201
  W. of city on S.R. 26, on grounds of Ft. Clark Chu      

Fort Newnan Battle Ground 1812,1932   -   DAR 
  Waldo Road in Gainesville, go east 7.2 miles on Hawthorne Road,S.R. 20'tum left on S.R. 234 and go 1/2 mile. Marker on left inside wire fence.      

Gainesville Regional Airport   -    
  entrance road to Gainesville Regional Airport just east of FL 24, Gainesville, FL WMV1AZ      

Gainesville's Only Artesian Spring   -    
  in Boulware Springs Park, 3400 Southeast 15th St, Gainesville FL      

Gainesville's Railroads / Past Railroads of Gainesville   -   FLHM F-473
  at the intersection of NW 6th Street and NW 3rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida WMKBWA      

Gatorade's Birthplace   -    
  in front of the O'Connell Center on University of Florida, Gainesville, FL WMYC3C      

Hawthorne, Florida   -   FLHM F-212
  North Johnson Street. WM344C      

Hawthorne, Florida   -   FLHM F-219
  4th and 218th Streets, Hawthorne. WM344E      

High springs, Florida   -   FLHM F-217
  U.S. Highway 27. WM39RR      

Historic Haile Homestead at Kanapaha Plantation   -   FLHM F-548
  Archer Road, Gainesville WM39QX      

Historic Haile Homested At Kanapaha Plantation   -   FLHM F-548
  on SW Archer Road (Florida Route 24) near SW 85th St, Gainesville, FL      

History of Evinston, Florida / Evinston Community Store And Post Office   -   FLHM F-317
  18320 Southeast County Road 225, Evinston, FL      

Hogtown settlement / Fort Hogtown   -   FLHM F-264
  in the public park on corner of 34th Street and 8th WMER0W      

Jesse Johnson Finley   -   FLHM F-402
  401 SE 21st Ave, Gainesville, FL      

Josiah T. Walls   -   FLHM F-321
  University Avenue, between NW 1st Street and NW 2n      

Kanapaha Presbyterian Church   -   FLHM F-735
  6221 SW 75th Terrace, Gainesville, FL WMVK56      

Lacrosse   -   FLHM F-865
  on FL 121 at FL 235 in front of the fire department, Lacrosse, FL WMQXF0      

Lacrosse, Florida   -   FLHM F-287
  near junction of S.R. 121 & S.R. 235. On grounds o WM39RK      

Little Red Schoolhouse   -    
  25815 Southwest 2nd Avenue, Newberry, FL      

Living Links to Florida's Past   -    
  4270 Southeast 15th Street, Gainesville, FL      

Madison Starke Perry   -   FLHM F-314
  C.R. 234, on grounds of Oak Ridge Cemetery WMKBWB      

Major General John R. Alison (1912-2011)   -    
  entrance road to Gainesville Regional Airport just east of FL 24, Gainesville, FL WMV1AX      

Matheson House   -   FLHM 
  Matheson House grounds, 528 S.W. First Street WM39T1      

Matheson House   -   FLHM 
  513 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL      

Melrose   -   FLHM F-328
  on S.R. 26 between Quail & Trout Sts. WM3449      

Melrose United Methodist Church   -   FLHM F-981
  5808 Hampton St., Melrose, FL WMYQHQ      

Micanopy, Florida   -   FLHM F-706
  C.R. 25A at N.E. Peach Ave. in front of gazebo.      

Military Education   -    
  On Stadium Dr, Gainesville, FL WMN9X7      

Moses Elias Levy   -   FLHM F-860
  Located in the median of Cholokka Blvd at NE Magnolia Ave., WMQXFE      

Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church   -   FLHM F-585
  n NW 2nd Street near NW 7th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida      

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church   -   FLHM F-784
  429 NW 4th St., Gainesville, FL WMVP8F      

Mt. Pleasant cemetery   -   FLHM F-577
  at the intersection of NW 13th Street (U.S. 441) and NW 29th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida      

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   -   FLHM F-577
  at the cemetery on 13th Street (US 441) at 29th Road, Gainesville, FL WMB2JG      

Naval Air Station - Melbourne   -   FLHM F-441
  intersection of Eddie Allan Rd and Playhouse Rd, Melbourne, FL      

Newberry, Florida   -   FLHM F-210
  25440 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL WMBY0V      

Newell Hall   -    
  Newell Hall, Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL WMXE2D      

Newnansville   -   FLHM F-265
  U.S. 441, across road from Newnansville Cemetery WMBY0J      

Newnansville Methodist Church   -    
  In Newnansville Cemetery, S.R 235, Alachua      

Newnansville Town site   -   FLHM F-265
  between Hipp Way and NW 121st Terrace, Alachua FL      

Old Stage Road   -   FLHM F-679
  On SW 24th Ave at 69th Terrace, Gainesville, FL WMGA6V      

Railroading in High Springs   -   FLHM F-359
  20 NW Railroad Ave., in front of High Springs WM3J0J      

Ralph D. Turlington   -    
  Turlington Hall, 330 Newell Dr, Gainesville, FL WMXE13      

Rochelle Vicinity   -   FLHM F- 353
  Northwest corner at the intersection of State Road 20 and County Road 234 WMG8QX      

Rolfs Hall   -    
  Rolfs Hall, Buckman Dr, Gainesville, FL WMXE2Y      

Roper Park/Old City Park   -   FLHM F-492
  center of Roper Park in Gainesville, Florida. WM34T2      

Santa fe de Toloca   -   FLHM F-325
  Northern Alachua County C. R. 241      

Second Seminole War   -    
  at the Micanopy Native American Heritage Preserve, Tuscawilla Rd, Micanopy, FL WMY772      

Seminole Heritage in Micanopy   -    
  at the Micanopy Native American Heritage Preserve, Tuscawilla Rd, Micanopy, FL WMY770      

Serenola Plantation   -   FLHM F-705
  in Squirrel Haven Park on SE Williston Rd (route 331), Gainesville, FL  WMGA6Y      

Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church and Porters Quarters   -    F-684
  Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church SW 5th St and SW 8th Ave. Gainesville,Fla. WM8KC1      

Site of Cotton-Wood Plant Plantation   -   UDC 

Spanish Cattle Ranching   -   FLHM F-165
  E University Ave (SR 24) between 1st and 3rd streets, Gainesville, FL WM34QR      

Stagecoach Stop   -    
  on Hunter Street adjacent to Cholokka. Boulevard, Micanopy      

Stewart-Merry House   -   Colonial Dames 
  Comer of Cholokka. Boulevard & Ocala Street, Micanopy      

The Ballpark   -   FLHM F-756
  3rd Street at 6th Ave, Gainesville, FL WMN9X3      

The Gainesville Servicemen's Center/Thelma Boltin Center   -   FLHM F-645
  2nd Ave at 5th St, Gainesville, FL WMGA6P      

The Great Endurance Run   -    
  On 1st St north of 4th Ave, Gainesville, FL WMHRJA      

The Law School Mound   -   FLHM 
  University of Florida Law School grounds      

The Moore Hotel (1883)   -   FLHM F-959
  6635 SE 221st St (Old US 301), Hawthorne, FL WMXT2A      

Thomas Gilbert Pearson 1873-1943   -   FLHM F-420
  intersection of South University Avenue (U.S. 27/41) and SW 137th Ave, Archer, FL      

Thomas Hall   -    
  Thomas Hal, 133 Fletcher Dr, Gainesville, FL WMXE41      

Trains Rumbled Overhead   -    
  4270 Southeast 15th Street, Gainesville, FL      

Turlington Rock   -    
  Turlington Hall, 330 Newell Dr, Gainesville, FL WMXE1J      

Turpentine industry   -   FLHM F- 516
  NE Waldo Rd (State Road 24) near NE 65th Terrace, Fairbanks, FL      

University of Florida historic campus   -   FLHM F-360
  on W University Avenue (State Road 26) near NW 15th Street Gainesville, Florid      

Waldo   -   FLHM F-214
  S.W. 5th Blvd.(east bound SR24) at S.W. 2nd Way in WM3DFA      

William Bartram (1739-1823)   -   FLHM E-12
  N.E.Cholokka Blvd. County Road 25-A at N.E. Semin WM4QBP      

William Bartram Trail   -   The Garden Clubs F-75
  South approach to Paynes Prairie on east side of u.s. 441, Gainesville      

William Bartram Trail   -    
  on US Hwy 27 & 41 (U.S. 27) 1.2 miles north of State Road 26 (State Highway 26), Newberry FL      


M  - The marker is missing.
R  - The marker has been removed.