Florida State Society Daughters of the
Mrs. Thomas Clair Maguire and Mrs. George
H. Wilder submitted
Echebucsassa (E-che-bucsas-sa) as
the chapter name when the chapter was created. This is the original name of the locality now known as Plant City.
Echebucsassa is an Indian name meaning "place of many pipes"
according to the report of the U.S. Engineering Corps in 1845, who
called it "an
Indian town and camping place for Indians when traveling to and from