Historic Markers Across Florida

1936 Seminole Conference

Marker ID: FLHM F-259
Location: South side of Tamiami Trail
County: Collier
Coordinates: N 25° 51.917    W 081° 06.829
  25.86528333    -81.11381666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3ARM


On February 22, 1936, this pine hammock was the site of a conference attended by about 275 Seminoles and several representatives of state and local governments. Florida´s New Deal governor, David W. Sholtz (1933-37), had aided the state´s economic recover