Okeechobee Battlefield

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Okeechobee Battlefield
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Okeechobee Battlefield is located in Florida
Okeechobee Battlefield
Location Okeechobee County, Florida
Nearest city Okeechobee
Coordinates 27°12′4″N 80°46′9″W / 27.20111°N 80.76917°W / 27.20111; -80.76917Coordinates: 27°12′4″N 80°46′9″W / 27.20111°N 80.76917°W / 27.20111; -80.76917
Area 640 acres (2.6 km2)
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 66000269[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 15, 1966
Designated NHL July 4, 1961[2]

The Okeechobee Battlefield is a U.S. National Historic Landmark (designated as such on July 4, 1961). It is located four miles (6 km) southeast of Okeechobee, on US 441/98, near Taylor Creek. The Battle of Lake Okeechobee, one of the major conflicts during the Second Seminole War, was fought at the site.[3]


  1. ^ "National Register of Historical Places - Florida (FL), Okeechobee County". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-09-22. 
  2. ^ Okeechobee Battlefield at National Historic Landmarks Program
  3. ^ Mark R. Barnes (1998-05). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Okeechobee Battlefield PDF". National Park Service.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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