“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Ocala in Marion County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)

Evergreen Cemetery

Evergreen Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, June 12, 2011
1. Evergreen Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Reserved on July 8th, 1850, as the first public burial ground for Ocala. Here are graves of those who founded the County Seat, of others here during its early years, and of Confederate and Union veterans of the Civil War.

Nearby are interred Negro residents, both slave and free. They too in loyal service shared in the upbuilding of the city.
Erected 1963 by Marion County Historical Commission.
Location. 29° 11.654′ N, 82° 8.361′ W. Marker is in Ocala, Florida, in Marion County. Marker is on NW 8th St, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ocala FL 34475, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Courthouse Square (approx. half a mile away); Ocala Demands (approx. half a mile away); Ocala (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marion County Confederate Memorial Marker (approx. 2.3 miles away); Fort King Burying Ground (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fort King (approx. 3.5 miles away); Brick City Fever (approx. 4 miles away).
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 364 times since then and 85 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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