Historic Markers Across Florida



Site of Fort Mellon



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of East Seminole Blvd and North Mellonville Ave, Sanford, FL
County: Seminole
Coordinates: N 28° 48.77    W 081° 15.28
  28.81283333    -81.25466666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Formerly Camp
Fanning where on
February 8, 1837
during one of the
fiercest battles of
the Seminole Wars
Capt. Mellon
Commandant was
killed in an attack
of 400 braves led
by King Philip and
Coacoochee

Sallie Harrison Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.