Limona

Limona (HM12S9)

Location: Brandon, FL 33510 Hillsborough County
Country: United States of America

N 27° 57.134', W 82° 18.614'

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Founded January 12, 1876

Lakewood 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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HM NumberHM12S9
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Year Placed1989
Placed ByFriends of Limona and Lakewood Drive
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:45pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 371111 N 3092601
Decimal Degrees27.95223333, -82.31023333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 57.134', W 82° 18.614'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 57' 8.04" N, 82° 18' 36.84" W
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Area Code(s)813
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1670-1698 Limona Rd, Brandon FL 33510, US
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