Historic Markers Across Florida

Cross Florida Barge Canal

Marker ID: FLHM 
Location: S.R. 19 south of Rodman.
County: Putnam
Waymark: None


Two and a-half miles to the east, at Rodeheaver Boys Ranch, President Lyndon B. Johnson, on February 27, 1964, dedicated the Start of Construction on the 185-MILE CROSS FLORIDA BARGE CANAL. An estimated audience of 15,000 attended.Sponsors: Sponsored by Canal Authority of Florida Design and construction by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District


City: Rodman, FL