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


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

Sallie Harrison Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.