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Dade Battlefield

Bushnell, Florida
County of Sumter.
Dade Battlefield Memorial State Park
National Register Number: 72000353
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Defense - battle site. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2002.
Congressional District: FL-6 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Memorial State Park.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 7, 1973):
Site of the first military confrontation of the Second Seminole War (1835-42). Symbolic of Chief Osceola's concerted plan of resistance to President Jackson's removal policies. Now part of Dade Battlefield Memorial State Park.


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