Putnam County Collection

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Dakin Family at the Racimo Plantation
George W. B. Dakin with his daughter, Florence Dakin, and wife, Anna Marie Olcott Dakin, at the Racimo Plantation, an orange grove along the St. Johns River, in 1887. The caption incorrectly cites the name of Dakin's wife as Anne Maria Dakin…

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Title

Putnam County Collection

Alternative Title

Putnam County Collection

Subject

Putnam County (Fla.)

Description

Putnam County was created in 1849 from parts of St. Johns County, Alachua County, Orange County, Duval County, and Marion County. Putnam County was named in honor of Benjamin A. Putnam, who was a lawyer, state, legislator, and veteran of the First Seminole War. Putnam also served as the first president of the Florida Historical Society (FHS).

Contributor

Reagan, Bettye Jean Aulin

Language

eng

Type

Collection

Coverage

Putnam County, Florida

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"A BRIEF HISTORY OF PALATKA." Putnam County Historical Society. http://www.putnam-fl-historical-society.org/Historic/Historical%20Documents/PALHIST.html.

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