Historic Markers Across Florida



Billie Bowlegs III



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Location: W State Road 78 (State Road 78) 0 miles south of U.S. 27, Moore Haven, FL
County: Glades
Coordinates: N 26° 49.967    W 081° 11.217
  26.83278333    -81.18695
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Billie Bowlegs III
Chufi Hajo
— 1862 - 1965 —


In the Ortona cemetery, eight miles west of here, lie the remains of a noble citizen of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, a faithful representative of his people and a true friend of the white man.

Erected 2008 by Polk County Historical Commission and the Seminole Tribe.


Notes:

City: Moore Haven, FL