Barberville Pioneer SettlementThe convict cage wagon was used to transport prisoners who were leased to corporations for road work, timber harvesting and turpentining They were often chained together, as in this photo. The leasing program was abolished in Florida in 1923, following the death of Martin Talbert, an inmate killed in a turpentine camp as a result of harsh physical punishment.
|Placed By||Barberville Pioneer Settlement|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, June 21st, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 458780 N 3228370|
|Decimal Degrees||29.18331667, -81.42395000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 10.999', W 81° 25.437'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 10' 59.94" N, 81° 25' 26.22" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
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