Lynnette Ricketson Millennium Park

Lynnette Ricketson Millennium Park (HM1RAR)

Location: Live Oak, FL 32064 Suwannee County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 17.799', W 82° 59.109'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 218 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription
Dedicated November 25, 2003 in memory of Lynnette Shore Ricketson, owner and caretaker of the Suwannee Democrat. She loved deeply, lived for those and the community she loved, gave freely of herself to those in need and believed a newspaper belongs to the people it serves, and its owners are only the caretakers.

On this site once stood the Suwannee Democrat, record keeper of the lives and times of Suwannee County residents and events since 1884, until Oct. 20, 1995, when it burned to the ground from a criminal act. True to tradition, no edition was missed and publication continues today.

J. Thomas Ricketson donated the Suwannee Democrat property toward development of the park.

Financial assistance for acquisition and development was provided by the City of Live Oak, Council for Progress of Suwannee County, Suwannee Democrat and Florida Department of Environment Protection through the Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM1RAR
Year Placed2003
Placed ByCity of Live Oak, Council for Progress of Suwannee County, Suwannee Democrat and Florida Department of Environment Protection
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 28th, 2016 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 309089 N 3353326
Decimal Degrees30.29665000, -82.98515000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 17.799', W 82° 59.109'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 17' 47.94" N, 82° 59' 6.54" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)386
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 128 W Howard St, Live Oak FL 32064, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. This markers needs some tags to help categorize the marker
  4. What historical period does the marker represent?
  5. What historical place does the marker represent?
  6. What type of marker is it?
  7. What class is the marker?
  8. What style is the marker?
  9. Does the marker have a number?
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?