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SKIRMISH AT ALLIGATOR CREEK BRIDGE

The Skirmish at Alligator Creek Bridge was an American Revolutionary War battle in North East Florida on June 30, 1776.

Alligator Creek Bridge is located on US Hwy 1 North, just northwest of the intersection with US Hwy 301, in the town of Callahan Florida.Ceder River Callahan

The gray historical marker is on the right side of the road, in the Cedar River Seafood parking lot.

You can’t miss the sign at the end of the parking lot near the bridge.  The weathered historical marker, (*), is old and cracked but is readable. Continue Reading →

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The Revolutionary War Battle of Thomas Creek

Thomas Creek Marker

The Revolutionary War Battle of Thomas Creek was fought in North East Florida in 1777.

The Historical Marker, located on the northwest side of Jacksonville Florida, just 100 yards to the north of the “Welcome to Jacksonville City Limits/ Duval County line,” on US Highway 1, heading toward Callahan, FL, on the southbound side.

At this point in the War, Florida had chosen to side with the British and stay out of the fighting.  The British were using the port and city of St Augustine for their base of their southern operations. Continue Reading →