2476 N. Citrus Blvd.
Leesburg, FL 34748-7201
Phone: (352) 326-9002
Fax: (352) 326-8668
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park
Mo to Su from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PMThe Dade Battlefield Historic State Park is an old battlefield where Seminole Indian warriors fought soldiers under the command of Major Francis L. Dade on December 28, 1835. The total area of the park is 80 acres (32 hectares), out of which 40 acres (16 hectares) are covered by pine flatwoods and a live oak hammock. Visitors are allowed in the park and they have a wide range of choice of activities like picnicking, viewing exhibits at the visitors' center, and wildlife spotting. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 14, 1972.