Founded January 12, 1876Lakewood Drive, part of old Seminole Indian trails, led to Fort Brooke and "Pease Creek". In 1876 Judge Joseph Gillette Knapp of Wis. settled and named Limona after citrus trees left by the Spanish. In 1877 the Elgin Watch Co. formed Limona Park Ass'n for a winter retreat. Surveyor E. E. Pratt wrote the land was "best in Florida... high, dry... beautiful lakes... clear soft water". Knapp established this cemetery, a church, school and in 1878 a post office. In 1881 he proposed Tampa Historical Society.
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|Placed By||Friends of Limona and Lakewood Drive|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:45pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 371111 N 3092601|
|Decimal Degrees||27.95223333, -82.31023333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 27° 57.134', W 82° 18.614'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||27° 57' 8.04" N, 82° 18' 36.84" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1670-1698 Limona Rd, Brandon FL 33510, US|
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