|Hello! I am your new host for the Polk County, FLGenWeb Project,Inc. site. I welcome any comments you may have about my site as well as its contents, I am always looking for more material to add and Welcome any material you may think would add to the History of Polk County, There are several little towns and places that never quite made the town list I would also like to post them here amoung my pages.|
|Polk County Florida,
became the 39th.
county in Florida on
when the State of
Florida divided Hillsborough Co. into eastern and western halves. The eastern half was named Polk,in honor of the 11th.President of the United States,James Knox Polk . Polk was sworn in as president on the day after Florida's March 3rd.,1845 Statehood.
Post Card of early down town Lakeland- a site which is now
called Munn Park, and has gone through many changes over the years.
card donated by- Stephanie Cecil, from her personal collection.
Thank you Stephanie.
Florida Governor: Park Trammell, b: April 9,1867-d:May 8,1936
Periods in Office: Jan.7,1913-Jan.2,1917
Florida's 21st.Governor,graduated from
Cumberland University in Lebanon,Tenn. practiced
law in Lakeland, Fl. In 1900 he was Mayor of
Lakeland and reelected in 1901.Buried in Roselawn Cemetery,Lakeland, Fl.-more
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|WOODMAN of the WORLD||Lakeland, City Directories|
|| WHAT'S NEW
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||Books - New Books added|
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||Letters from the Past -||Bartow Historical Library|
|Biographies -||Links page||Chamber of Commerce information|
|Brewster - The People & Photo's||Maps||Polk Co. Ghost Towns|
|Celebrations & Anniversary's||Marriages -||*|
|Cemeteries - List & Obits||Military -||State Library and Archives of Florida|
||Neighboring County's -||Ayres/Ayers-1850
|Churches - Ministers & Obits||News Paper Obituaries - off site||National Archives|
|Cities & Towns -Places & Obits||Obits - Index 1 - Willow Lawn||Park Hotel a little news item|
|Elected Officials of Polk Co. & Florida||Obits - Index 2 -All Polk Co.|
|FLGenWeb Archives - Home||Old Polk Co.- Business||Family Search Site|
Home's of Polk - Very New
|Gazetteer||Polk Families - and Bios||News -Tidbits- old Polk Co. News
||Polk in Uniform -||Theatre's of Polk County|
|Genealogies||SCHOOL's -Alumni -obits-teachers||Voting Precincts- 1867-1868|
|History - Polk Co.
||SURNAMES - Add your surnames||State of Florida Archives - about|