Historic Markers Across Florida



Site of San Pedro - Spanish mission and first county seat of Madison County



Marker ID: FLHM 
Location: on S.R. 360, near junction with S.R. 14.
County: Madison
Coordinates:   
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

In the mid 1600´s San Pedro de Potohiriba, a Spanish mission, was established in this area on the Old Spanish Trail. The first courthouse of Madison County was erected at San Pedro, the county seat from 1828 to 1838. San Pedro, located about ten miles south of the present town of Madison, was on a post road from Tallahassee to Jacksonville. In 1833 the first post office was established with Archibald McNeil serving as postmaster.

Sponsored by The San Pedro Bay Sportsman Club In Cooperation With Department of State, Bureau of Historic Sites and Properties


Notes:

City: South of Madison, FL