Leon County historical marker in front of courthouse in Tallahassee.

Leon County historical marker in front of courthouse in Tallahassee.


Image Number

  • TD01285

Year

  • 1961

Date Note

  • Photographed on July 13, 1961.

Series Title

General Note

  • Dedicated on July 18, 1961.
  • Note marker reads, "Originally part of Escambia and later Gadsden Counties, Leon was created by the territorial Legislature in 1824. Named for Juan Ponce de Leon, discoverer of Florida, it became ante bellum Florida's most prosperous and populous county. Cotton thrived in its fertile soil. Tallahassee, the county seat, has been the state capital since 1824. It is the home of Florida State University (1857) and Florida A & M University (1887)."

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Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30740C.
Leon County historical marker in front of courthouse in Tallahassee.
Leon County historical marker in front of courthouse in Tallahassee.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Leon County historical marker in front of courthouse in Tallahassee. 1961. Black & white photonegative, 4 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/266552>, accessed 20 January 2018.

MLA

Leon County historical marker in front of courthouse in Tallahassee. 1961. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 20 Jan. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/266552>.

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(State Archives of Florida)