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.
|Placed 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|
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|Date Added||Monday, September 14th, 2015 at 9:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 580729 N 2850930|
|Decimal Degrees||25.77425000, -80.19488333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 25° 46.455', W 80° 11.693'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||25° 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 Address||At or near 51-73 W Flagler St, Miami FL 33130, US|
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