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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.

Thank you

Peggy McSwain
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Polk Co.Commioners-1911-1912 Polk County Florida,
became the 39th.
county in Florida on
February 8,1861,
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.

Munn Park and Depot
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.

                  Park Trammell  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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site that may contain the same name

Park Trammell's image is a clickable link
Photos were provided by; Florida Photographic Collection.
names read as left to right; #1-.T.F.Hollbrook  #2-J.Everett Bryant  #3-E.S.Whidden
#4- R.C.Langford  #5- A.J.Lewis
 I would like at this time to Thank the former County Coordinator of Polk County
Odell Robinson 

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