B- Florida Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

A complete listing of all the Indian villages, towns and settlements as listed in Handbook of Americans North of Mexico.

Bacuvia. Mentioned as an early settlement apparently within the province of Apalachee, Fla.

Beech Creek. A former Seminole town on Beech cr., Fla., settled by Chiaha Indians from lower Chattahoochee r., Ga.; exact location unknown. Bell in Morse, Rep. to Sec. War, 308, 1822.

Big Cypress Swamp. A Seminole settlement, with 73 inhabitants in 1880, situated in the “Devil s Garden” on the N. edge of Big Cypress swamp, 15 to 20 in. s. w. of L. Okeechobee, Monroe co., Fla. MacCauley in 5th Rep. B. A. E., 478, 1887.

Big Hammock, The most populous Seminole settlement in central Florida in 1821; situated N. of Tampa bay, probably in Hillsboro co. Bell in Morse, Rep. to Sec. War, 307, 1822.

Bowlegs Town. A former Seminole town on Suwannee r., w. Fla. ; named after an influential Seminole chief early in the 19th century. Woodward, Reminiscences, 153, 1859.

Bucker Woman’s Town. A former Seminole settlement E. of Big Hammock town, near Long swamp, central Fla. Bell in Morse, Rep. to Sec. War, 307, 1822.

Villages of the Untied States Florida Indian Villages

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Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, Frederick Webb Hodge, 1906

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906.

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