Historic Markers Across Florida



Florida Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Bellamy Road



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Location: O'Leno State Park, 20 miles south of Lake City on U.S. 41.
County: Columbia
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Waymark: None
 



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Near this point, the Bellamy Road, crosses the Santa Fe River. The road was named for its builder, John Bellamy, a civil engineer. Approved by Congress in 1824 and completed in 1826, it was the first federally funded road in Florida, connecting St. Augustine and Tallahassee.

Erected by Florida Section, American Society of Civil Engineers 1979