Historic Markers Across Florida



Soldiers of the American Revolution - associated with Jacksonville’s History



Marker ID:  
Location: Riverwalk, on the south bank of the St. John's River, in front of the Wachovia Building
County: Duval
Coordinates: N 30° 19.210    W 081° 39.400
  30.32016666    -81.65666666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM46R7
 



Text:

General John McIntosh (c)1756-1826 was born in Darien, Georgia. He assisted botanist William Bartram 1773-1774 and in 1774 they explored along the St. John´s River. His activities during the Revolutionary War included serving as a captain, lieutenant colonel, and as a prisoner of war. He served in the War of 1812 as a general. He died in McIntosh County, Georgia.

Dr. James Hall 1760-1837 was born in Keene, New Hampshire. He served the Revolution in the Third Regiment, New Hampshire Line. His tombstone is now located at the Mandarin Community Club.

Private Lewis Wilford 1752-1849 served in the Second Regiment, North Carolina Line. He wintered with the Continental troops in Valley Forge. His activities during the Revolutionary War included serving as a private and as a prisoner of war. Wilford served in the War of 1812. Duval County, Florida includes the sites of his plantation, known as "Wilford Place" and of his 1824 marriage to Silva Turner Myers at Trout Creek.

Erected in 1960 by The Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution - Aida Thomas Register, State Regent, Dianne Drake Boren, State Chairman, State Regent´s Project


Notes:

City: Jacksonville, FL