First Crossing Point of the Alaﬁa River in This VicinityIn 1848, James Alderman settled near this site, a densely forested area, and cut down the steep banks of the Alafia River to make it easier for horses and wagons to ford it. The area became known as Alderman's Ford.
|Placed By||The Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation Department with the cooperation of the Hillsborough County Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 387996 N 3083053|
|Decimal Degrees||27.86758333, -82.13771667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 27° 52.055', W 82° 8.263'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||27° 52' 3.3" N, 82° 8' 15.78" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||813, 863|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Alderman Ford Park Dr, Plant City FL 33567, US|
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