May 17-30, 1898Camp Massachusetts, one of the five encampments in Lakeland during the Spanish-American War, bordered part of Lake Morton. Pvt. Wesley S. Brass, of Company I, died here and was given "a funeral that Marshal of France might have deserved..." The 71st New York Infantry encamped by this lake, west of Massachusetts Avenue.
|Placed By||The City Library|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 9:08am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 406237 N 3102000|
|Decimal Degrees||28.04000000, -81.95395000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 28° 2.4', W 81° 57.237'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||28° 2' 24.00" N, 81° 57' 14.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 24-34 Lake Morton Dr, Lakeland FL 33801, US|
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