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The area where Daytona Beach is located was once inhabited by indigenous Timucuan Indians who lived in fortified villages.

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The Timucua were nearly exterminated by contact with Europeans through war, slavery, and disease, and disappeared as a racial entity through.

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Seminole Indians, descendants of the Creek Indians of Georgia and Alabama, frequented the area before the Second Seminole War.

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During the British rule of Florida between 1763 and 1783, the King's Road passed through present-day Daytona Beach. The road stretched from St.

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This land grant surrounded the area that would become Daytona Beach. Williams created a slave-labor-based plantation to grow cotton.

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The area now known as the Daytona Beach Historic District was once Orange Grove Plantation, a citrus and sugar cane plantation granted to Samuel Williams.

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The plantation was located on the west bank of the tidal channel known as the Halifax River, 12 miles north of Mosquito Creek.

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Daytona's vast beaches of smooth, compressed sand attracted automobile and motorcycle races in 1902, as industry pioneers tested their inventions.

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Land speed racers from Bernie Oldfield to Henry Segrave to Malcolm Campbell would repeatedly visit Daytona and make the 23 miles (37 km) of beach famous.

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On March 8, 1936, the first stock car race was held at Daytona Beach Road Course, located in the present-day town of Ponce Inlet. In 1958, William France Sr.