Yellow Bluffs

Yellow Bluffs (HMRNR)

Location: Sarasota, FL 34236 Sarasota County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 20.88', W 82° 32.825'

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This area, so named for its outcroppings of yellow limestone, was the home of Sarasota's first inhabitants-the pre-historic and Calusa Indians. Yellow Bluffs later became the homesite of William H. Whitaker, Sarasota's first known white settler. It was also the embarkation point of Judah P. Benjamin , member of the Confederate Cabinet, who fled America at the end of the War Between The States in 1865.
Marker NumberF-103
Year Placed1963
Placed BySarasota County Historical Commission and Sarasota County Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 9:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 346970 N 3025929
Decimal Degrees27.34800000, -82.54708333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 20.88', W 82° 32.825'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 20' 52.80" N, 82° 32' 49.50" W
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Area Code(s)941
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1123-1161 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota FL 34236, US
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