Dade County

Dade County (HM1NWZ)

Location: Miami, FL 33130 Miami-Dade County
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Country: United States of America
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N 25° 46.455', W 80° 11.693'

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Created Jan. 28, 1836, Named for Major Francis Langhorn Dade

— 1784 - 1815 —

Born 1793 in Virginia. Joined 12th U.S. Infantry in 1813; Served with it thru War of 1812; In 4th Regiment rest of his life. Promoted from 3rd Lieut. to Major, Commanded garrison at Key West. In Seminole War was sent with 117 men to aid Gen. Clinch at Fort Drane. Ambushed by 200 Indians and Negroes. Killed in Dade Massacre Dec. 28, 1835. Only three escaping. Monument to Maj. Dade is before Memorial Hall at West Point.

In grateful appreciation this marker is erected by: The Dade County Commissioners, and William Carroll Lee Chapter under the auspices of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812. State of Florida. 1949
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HM NumberHM1NWZ
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Year Placed1949
Placed ByThe Dade County Commissioners, and William Carroll Lee Chapter under the auspices of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812. State of Florida
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Date Added Monday, September 14th, 2015 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 580729 N 2850930
Decimal Degrees25.77425000, -80.19488333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 46.455', W 80° 11.693'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 46' 27.3" N, 80° 11' 41.58" W
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Area Code(s)305, 786
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 51-73 W Flagler St, Miami FL 33130, US
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