Historic Markers Across Florida



Belle Vue



Marker ID: FLHM F-170
Location: in storage, 4th Fl. of R.A. Gray Bldg.
County: Leon
Coordinates: N 30° 24.667    W 084° 20.667
  30.41111666    -84.34445
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM787N
 



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BELLE VUE
Home Princess Murat


Home of Prince and Princess Achille Murat, it was named for a hotel in Brussels where they spent many happy days. Prince Murat was the son of the King of Naples and nephew of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Princess Murat was the great grandniece of George Washington. Built about 1831 by Samual Duval, nephew of Governor Duval, for his bride Ellen Willis, sister of the Princess, it was later owned by Governor Bloxham





F-170 1969



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City: Tallahassee, FL