Historic Markers Across Florida

The Bradley Massacre

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Location: On Bellamy Brothers Rd, south of Darby Rd, Dade City, FL
County: Pasco
Coordinates: N 28° 21.617    W 082° 21.479
  28.36028333    -82.35798333
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: WMGY2W


Near this spot on May 14, 1856, a Seminole war party attacked the home of an early settler, Capt. Robert Duke Bradley of the Florida Foot Volunteers. Two of the Bradley children were killed before the Indians withdrew. This was the last such attack on a settler's homestead east of the Mississippi.

The Pasco Board of County Commissioners and The Historical Preservation Committee


More Information:
Wikipedia - Seminole WarsFlorida Center for Instructional Technology - Seminole Wars