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Port St. Joe in Gulf County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old St. Joseph Cemetery

 
 
Old St. Joseph Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By George Lansing Taylor, Jr., May 21, 2016
1. Old St. Joseph Cemetery Marker
Courtesy of the University of North Florida Digital Commons
Inscription.  

The fenced portion of Old St. Joseph Cemetery constitutes only a small part of the original burial ground of the city of Old St. Joseph (1835-1841). Mass burial sites of yellow fever victims lie in unmarked graves.

The surrounding area was used by some of the earlier (1904-1940) residents of the present city of Port St. Joe. Most of the graves of both eras are unmarked.

A new cemetery was established in 1957.
 
Erected 1982 by St. Joseph Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesDisasters.
 
Location. 29° 47.607′ N, 85° 17.267′ W. Marker is in Port St. Joe, Florida, in Gulf County. Marker can be reached from Garrison Avenue (Florida Route 384), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Saint Joe FL 32456, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Joseph Cemetery Burial Register (a few steps from this marker); Saint Joseph Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a
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direct line); The Florida Constitution (approx. half a mile away); St. Joseph Catholic Mission Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Shipyard Cove (approx. 1.6 miles away); St. Joseph Confederate Saltworks (approx. 8 miles away); Fort Crèvecoeur (approx. 9.8 miles away); Vamar (approx. 13.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port St. Joe.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2020, by Terry Hope of Neenah, State. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 19 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 23, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
 
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