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FORT DADE Located One Mile East Of This Point On The South Bank Of The Withlacoo ...

FORT DADE Located One Mile East Of This Point On The South Bank Of The Withlacoo ...

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Description: FORT DADE Located one mile east of this point on the south bank of the Withlacoochee River at the crossing of the Fort King Road . The Fort , built in 1837 , named for Major Francis Langhorne Dade , served for many years as a depot and observation post in the heart of the Seminole Indian settlement . Here , March 6 , 1837 , the Seminole leaders , Jumper and Alligator , met General Thomas S . Jesup to sign the " Ft . Dade Capitulation . " Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials , 1966

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