Historic Markers Across Florida

Site of Fort Blount

Marker ID: DAR 
Location: on N. W. comer of Floral Avenue & Main Street, Bartow
County: Polk
Coordinates: N 27° 53.793    W 081° 50.640
  27.89655    -81.844
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMGDWG


Established 1853 and used as a place of Refuge for the settlers of this Community during the Seminole Indian War 1855-1858.

Name changed to Bartow 1867 in honor of Confederate General Francis S. Bartow. Erected by Bartow Chapter DAR 1967


City: Bartow, FL