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Near Pensacola Beach in Escambia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Chasefield Plantation Cemetery

 

—Fort Pickens —

 
Chasefield Plantation Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 31, 2014
1. Chasefield Plantation Cemetery Marker
Inscription. These gravestones are from the Chasefield Plantation Cemetery, originally located on land that is now part of Pensacola Naval Air Station. They were moved to this location in 1957.

Chasefield Plantation was the home of William H. Chase, who supervised the construction of Fort Pickens in the early 1800's.
 
Erected by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 30° 19.514′ N, 87° 17.131′ W. Marker is near Pensacola Beach, Florida, in Escambia County. Marker is on Fort Pickens Road 9 miles west of Pensacola Beach Boulevard (Florida Route 399), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Fort Pickens Road, Gulf Breeze FL 32561, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battery 234 (approx. ¼ mile away); Apache Prisoners (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort within a Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); Converting a Cannon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Deadly Explosion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Step Back in History (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battery Cooper (approx. 0.4 miles away); Swatting Mosquitoes (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pensacola Beach.
 
Also see . . .
Chasefield Plantation Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 31, 2014
2. Chasefield Plantation Cemetery

1. Find-A-Grave grave memorials listing. (Submitted on January 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. William Henry Chase biography. (Submitted on January 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesForts, Castles
 
Chasefield Plantation Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 31, 2014
3. Chasefield Plantation Cemetery
Fort Pickens Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 1, 2015
4. Fort Pickens Entrance Sign
Part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore.
William H. Chase, Military Engineer image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
5. William H. Chase, Military Engineer
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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