Miccosukee Plantation

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Miccosukee Plantation was a medium sized cotton plantation of 2517 acres (10 km2) located in eastern Leon County, Florida, USA established by John Miller.


Miccosukee Plantation was located in eastern Leon County near Lake Miccosukee and the village of Miccosukee most likely north of Blakely Plantation.

Plantation specifics[edit]

The Leon County Florida 1860 Agricultural Census shows that Miccosukee Plantation had the following:

  • Improved Land: 1400 acres (5½ km²)
  • Unimproved Land: 1300 acres (5 km²)
  • Cash value of plantation: $35,000
  • Cash value of farm implements/machinery: $250
  • Cash value of farm animals: $15,000
  • Number of slaves: 80
  • Bushels of corn: 5000
  • Bales of cotton: 180

Miller grazed 266 head of cattle, 160 sheep, and 250 hogs on the lowlands of Miccosukee.


John Miller was born in 1798 in Duplin County, North Carolina where he was a merchant and postmaster. He migrated to Florida but returned briefly to marry Sarah Eliza Houston in 1850. John died in 1865 and is buried in Leon County.