Florida's History Through Its Places
Vicinity of Bowling Green PAYNE'S CREEK MASSACRE-FORT CHOKONIKLA SITE 3/4 mi. SE of Bowling Green on Fl. 664A. 1849-1859. On July 17, 1849, Seminole Indians attacked a store on this site, killing the manager and his assistant. News of the incident precipitated massive retaliation. A string of forts built in the area, including one on the store site. Public. N.R. 1978.
Wauchula CARLTON ALBERT ESTATE 302 E. Bay St. 1903. Colonial Revival and Queen Anne elements. 2 and a half stories. 4 buildings within a 26-acre orange grove. An excellent example of an early 20th-century orange grove and residence. In 1903 the first seedless orange discovered in the grove. Private. N.R. 1991.