Historic Markers Across Florida



Historic Site Tallahassee Village



Marker ID: DAR 
Location: on grounds of Masterpiece Gardens, Lake Wales.
County: Polk
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Waymark: None
 



Text:

On Lake Pierce is the site of the Seminole Indian village of Chief Tallahassee who succeeded Chief Chipco, leader of Creek Seminoles. Chief Chipco is buried nearby. The village was abandoned about 1891.

Dedicated 1958. The DAR, Lake Wales Chapter, Lake Wales, Florida•Ponce DeLeon Chapter, Winter Haven, Florida.


Notes:

City: Lake Wales, FL