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Baker House

The Baker House was built by Senator David H Baker around 1886, in the community of Orange Home.

6106 C 44A Wildwood, FL, 34785

352-461-1140
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Community of Royal

Community of Royal

Royal is one of Florida’s oldest African American communities. Founded in 1865, the community of Royal was originally known as Picketsville, which was named for the white picket fences that marked its 40-acre homesteads. It was settled by former slaves from the Old Green Plantation located on the Withlacoochee River.

9569 County Road 235
Wildwood, FLĀ  34785

352-748-0260
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County Seat Historical Monument

The marker commemorating the old Sumterville courthouse is collocated with the Wahoo Community Center and Historical Site. The Center features a park and a picnic area with a grill.

US 301 & County Road 522
Sumterville, FL 33585

(352) 689-4400
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Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Dade-Battlefield

The Dade Battlefield Historic State Park commemorates this battle and honors the participants on both sides. In addition to tours of the battlefield itself, the park features a hiking trail with abundant wildlife; a visitor’s center with clean restrooms; a pavilion and lodge perfect for wedding receptions and family reunions; geo-seeking and much more. Also, every January features a reenactment of the battle, which is historically accurate and exquisitely detailed.

7200 County Road 603, Bushnell, FL 33513

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Florida National Veterans Cemetery

The cemetery features a Memorial Pathway that is lined with a variety of memorials that honor America’s veterans.

6502 SW 102nd Ave, Bushnell, FL 33513

(352) 739-7740
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Fort Armstrong Historical Monument

This marker, along with the Dade Battlefield Historical Park and the marker commemorating the Battle of Wahoo Swamp, is an important stop for anyone interested the history of Central Florida or the Second Seminole War.

C 476 W (near County Road 603), Bushnell, FL 33513

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Historic Sumter County Courthouse

Sumter County Courthouse

The Sumter County Courthouse, built in 1912-1914, is an historic courthouse building located in Bushnell, Florida.

237 East Anderson Ave
Bushnell, FL 33513

(352) 569-1520
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Wahoo Comm Bldg/Historical Site

A historical marker at a flagpole about the Battle of Wahoo Swamp among some shady oaks and picnic tables. There is also a historical display of the DeSoto Trail, stating that DeSoto found the village of Tocaste here.

6780 C 48 W
Bushnell, FL 33513

(352) 569-6700
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