Dade Battlefield Historic Memorial

Also known as: Dade's Massacre, Dade Battlefield
1 mi. W of Bushnell off U.S. 301, Bushnell, Florida

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Description 

Site of the first military confrontation of the Second Seminole War (1835-42). Symbolic of Chief Osceola's concerted plan of resistance to President Jackson's removal policies. Now part of Dade Battlefield Memorial State Park. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, November 7, 1973

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 14, 1972
Reference number
72000353
Areas of significance
Ethnic Heritage - Native American; Military; Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Site
Historic function
Battle site
Current function
Park
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant year
1835
Number of properties
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1