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Naples in Collier County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Rosemary Cemetery
 
Rosemary Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Julie Szabo, January 16, 2009
1. Rosemary Cemetery Marker
 
Inscription. Opened in 1931, Rosemary Cemetery was originally established on twenty acres of land given by Edward W. Crayton, a prominent Naples citizen and president of the Naples Improvement Company. It served as the town's only cemetery until 1955. The graves of several pioneer families were moved to this site during the 1930's from an earlier cemetery once located at Third Street and Tenth Avenue South in old Naples. Among those believed buried here are John and Madison Weeks, Naples' first permanent settlers. The last known interment at Rosemary Cemetery occurred in 1947.
 
Erected 1993 by Collier County Board of County Commissioners.
 
Location. 26° 12.665′ N, 81° 47.972′ W. Marker is in Naples, Florida, in Collier County. Marker is at the intersection of Pine Ridge Road and Tamiami Trail North (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling east on Pine Ridge Road. Click for map. Between Walgreens and Enterprise Rent-a-car alongside a busy road. Marker is in this post office area: Naples FL 34108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tin City (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Naples Pier (approx. 5.5 miles away); Lester J. and Dellora A. Norris (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Rosemary Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Julie Szabo, January 16, 2009
2. Rosemary Cemetery Marker
looking east
 

 
Also see . . .  8 graves occupy anonymous plot at busy Naples street corner. (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.)
 
Rosemary Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Julie Szabo, January 16, 2009
3. Rosemary Cemetery Marker
looking west
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2009, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,350 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 5, 2009, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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