Polk County (53)

Historic Markers Across Florida


Polk County was created on 1861.

The county seat is in Bartow, FL.,
and the county is 1,875  Square Miles in area.

  FIPS Code: 12105

  Information about Polk County, Florida, from Wikipedia.

  US Census Quick Facts about Polk County.


There are 66 Historic Markers in Polk County.

"Flatiron" Triangle Building Circa 1912   -    
  102 Main Street, Auburndale, FL WMN5AE      

1940 Publix Super Market   -   PCHC 020
  97 W Central Ave, Winter Haven, FL WMXC4V      

320th Bombardment Group (M)   -    
  Lakeland Regional Airport, Lakeland, FL WMKMZ9      

344th Bomb Group (M) AAF   -    
  Lakeland Regional Airport, Lakeland, FL WMKMZQ      

Acton Community   -   FLHM F-52
  U.S. 92(E. Memoyial Blvd.) at Interlachen Parkway WMPV9      

Auburndale City Hall 1927   -    
  East Park Street, Auburndale, FL WMN5X4      

Baynard Retail Building Circa 1926   -    
  East Park Street, Auburndale, FL WMN5X6      

Cecil M. Webb Memorial Highway   -    
  I'4 rest area, between U.S. 98 & S.R. 33 exit, Lakeland.      

Chief Chipco   -    
  In Sample Park, west side of U.S. 27, 1.8 miles north of S.R. 542, Lake Hamilton.      

Christ Church, Episcopal   -    
  300 block, East Broadway, Fort Meade.      

Circle B Bar Ranch   -    
  in the Circle B Bar Ranch Park off FL 540, Lakeland, FL WMQZVP      

City's First Fire Engine / Chief James A. Hancock Jr. Building   -    
  100 Ariana Avenue, Auburndale, FL WMN60T      

Co E 7th Florida Inf Regt South Florida Bulldogs CSA   -    
  100 East Main Street, Bartow, FL WMHAYD      

Ephraim M. Baynard House 1894   -    
  On Shelby St near W lake Ave, Auburndale, FL WMN518      

First Publix Store 1930   -   PCHC 22
  58 4th Street NW, Winter Haven, FL WMZ3WV      

Florence Villa Training School 1924-1925   -   FLHM F-675
  on Ave O, east of Lake Maud Dr, Winter Haven, Florida WMN50X      

Florida 2000 Center of Population   -    
  8 West Broadway Street, Fort Meade, FL WMHAYD      

Fort Carroll   -    
  At junction of S.R. 60 & Peace Creek Road, Bartow.      

Fort Carroll   -    
  in the parking area at the Florida Sheriff's Youth Villa, Bartow, FL WMW7NQ      

Fort Cummings   -    
  185 South Lake Shore Way, Lake Alfred, FL WMN66D   

Fort Fraser   -    
  on east side of U.S. 98, about 1/2 mile south of intersection with County Road 540A, Highland City. WMW7NX      

Fort Gardiner   -    
  Marker, damaged and now removed, was on County Road 17A, 1.6 miles east of u.s. 27A. Plans are to relocate it at Lake Kissimmee State Park, 15 miles east of Lake Wales on Camp Mack Road.   

Fort Gardiner   -   PCHC 
  on Camp Mack Rd at Rosalie Blvd., Lake Wales, FL WMXC4B      

Gram Parsons Derry Down   -   FLHM F-869
  297 5th St NW, Winter Haven, FL WMXC4D      

Green Pond Baptist Church and Cemetery   -    
  5965 Green Pond Church Road, Polk City, FL WMVK59      

Historic Kissengen Spring   -   FLHM F-719
  in Mosaic Peace River Park on Homeland-Garfield Rd, east of the town of Homeland, FL WMGDWE      

Historic L. B. Brown House   -   FLHM F-590
  470 Second Avenue WM87X8      

Historic Oakland High School   -   FLHM F-957
  1008 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, Haines City, FL WMXC4P      

Historic Pughsville Neighborhood   -   FLHM F-604
  Marker #1: 1601 Third Street, Southeast Marker #2: Highway 17 and Third Street, Avenue "O" Southwest WM5660      

Historic Pughsville Neighborhood   -   FLHM F-605
  O Ave SE at US 17, Winter Haven, Florida WMN50V      

Historic Site Tallahassee Village   -   DAR 
  on grounds of Masterpiece Gardens, Lake Wales.      

Historical Citrus Planting   -    
  SE First St, Mulberry, FL WMHAYD      

Homeland School   -    
  249 Church Avenue, Homeland, FL WMHAYD      

Indian Burial Mound   -   DAR 
  At Fire Station, comer of Lake Avenue & Wall Street, Frostproof, FL WMXC4F      

Location Of South Florida Military College   -    
  Located on campus of Bartow High School, Broadway & Tharp Streets, Bartow.      

Lodwick School of Aeronautics   -    
  2220 North Lake Ave, Lakeland, FL WMQZW4      

Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson Memorial 1861 –– 1865   -    
  3rd Street Northeast east of North Cleaveland Ave, Fort Meade, FL WMHAYD      

Munn Park   -    
  201 East Main Street, Lakeland, FL WMHAYD      

Old Indian Trails 1837   -   DAR 
  At junction of u.s. 27A & Bums Avenue, Lake Wales. WMXC4W      

Old Polk County Courthouse   -   FLHM F-549
  on E Davidson St at N Broadway St. WMPZY      

Originally the State Bank of Haines City   -    
  608 Ingraham Avenue, Haines City, FL WMHAYD      

Patterson Retail Building Circa 1916   -    
  East Park Street, Auburndale, FL WMN5AB      

Pierce   -   PCHC 018
  771 Carpenters Way, Lakeland, FL WMWCBF      

Seaboard Air Line Rail Depot 1927   -    
  West Park Street, Auburndale, FL WMN5A7      

Second Mass. Infantry Camp May 17-30, 1898   -    
  35 Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland, FL WMHAYD      

Second Massachusetts Infantry Camp, May 17-30, 1898   -   FLHM 
  on Lake Mortan Dr at D Massachusetts Ave. WM24YN      

Site of Fort Blount   -   DAR 
  on N. W. comer of Floral Avenue & Main Street, Bartow WMGDWG      

Site of Fort Clinch   -    
  on County Highway 630, 3.3 miles west of u.s. 27A, Frostproof. WMXC4J      

Site of Fort Meade   -    
  In Heritage Park on 3rd Street N.E., 500 block, Fort Meade. WM3D78      

Site of the Camp of the 10th Cavalry, The "Buffalo Soldiers" May 14-June 7, 1898   -    
  on W. Peachtree St on Lake Wire, Lakeland, FL WMTHB8      

Socrum   -   PCHC 021
  3125 W Socrum Loop Rd, Lakeland, FL WMW82T      

South Florida Bulldogs Monument Muster Roll   -    
  At Courthouse, Bartow.      

Stonewall Jackson Memorial   -    
  At Heritage Park, Fort Meade.      

Sumica   -   FLHM F-763
  12993 FL-60, Lake Wales, FL WMXC4E      

Swearingen - Langford House / 690 E. Church St. / — c. 1925 —   -    
  690 East Church Street, Bartow, FL WMHAYD      

The Carpenters' Home   -   PCHC 019
  771 Carpenters Way, Lakeland, FL WMTWCW      

The Frank Lloyd Wright Campus of Florida Southern College   -   FLHM F-295
  on the Florida Southern College grounds. WMP6J      

The Mulberry Tree   -    
  the front lawn of the Phosphate Museum, at the intersection of South Church Ave (Fl Route 37) and SE 1st St, Mulberry, FL WMHAYD      

The Oates Building   -    
  230 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, FL WMHAYD      

The Railroad in Dundee History   -   FLHM F-458
  on E Main St west of 1st St. Dundee, FL WMN511      

The Sorosis Club Building   -   FLHM F-457
  on Lake Morton in Lakeland, Florida WM3T5W      

The W. Henry Lewis House   -   FLHM F-780
  424 N. Oak Ave., Fort Meade, FL WMW7NF      

The Women's Club of Lakeland 59 Lake Morton Drive   -   FLHM F-414
  On Lake Morton Drive in Lakeland, FL WMGDWB      

Thomas B. Mack Park   -    
  on the south side of Lake Hollingsworth Drive, across from Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL WMHAYD      

Willoughby Tillis Battle   -    
  In the city park, 800 block, 2nd Street S.E., Fort Meade.      

Willoughby Tillis Battle Monument   -    
  2nd Street Southeast east of South Church Avenue, Fort Meade, FL WMHAYD      


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