Historic Markers Across Florida

Tamiami Trail Dredge

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Location: at the dredge display in Collier-Seminole State Park, 17 miles south of Naples on U.S. 41.
County: Collier
Waymark: None


This Bay City Walking Dredge - in charge of Earl W. Ivey and Meece Ellis - working 18 hours daily, constructed that portion of the Tamiami Trail beginning at Black Waters River and extending northwesterly 10 miles to Belle Meade Crossing and adjoining this park in 1927-1928.