Address: 4 mi. SE of Okeechobee on U.S. 441, Okeechobee, Florida. County/parish: Okeechobee.
1 contributing site.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.
The Okeechobee Battlefield is a U.S. National Historic Landmark (designated as such on July 4, 1961). It is located four miles (6 km) southeast of Okeechobee, on US 441/98, near Taylor Creek. The Battle of Lake Okeechobee, one of the major conflicts of the Second Seminole War, was fought at the site. Part of the battlefield is preserved as Okeechobee Battlefield State Historic Park.(read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000269