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Ocala in Marion County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fort King Burying Ground

 
 
Fort King Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, January 28, 2016
1. Fort King Burying Ground Marker
Inscription. This marks the burying ground of the soldiers and civilians who died at Fort King during the Seminole War 1835-1842.

Fort King occupied the hill to the north-east and was established as a military post in 1827.
 
Erected 1933 by Ocala Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 29° 11.19′ N, 82° 5.061′ W. Marker is in Ocala, Florida, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of East Fort King Street and Southeast 39th Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East Fort King Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ocala FL 34470, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort King (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marion County Confederate Memorial Marker (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ocala (approx. 3 miles away); Ocala Demands (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Old Courthouse Square (approx. 3.2 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Brick City Fever (approx. 6.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesForts, Castles
 
Fort King Burying Ground Marker with flags in background image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, January 28, 2016
2. Fort King Burying Ground Marker with flags in background
Tour stop about Fort King image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, January 28, 2016
3. Tour stop about Fort King
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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