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Madison Oak Ridge Cemetery

 
 
Madison Oak Ridge Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, April 7, 2020
1. Madison Oak Ridge Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  An early community cemetery, Oak Ridge presents a profile of North Florida history. Located on approximately eleven acres, the cemetery was established on land donated by two pioneer citizens.

Buried here are: William Archer Hammerly, Master Builder; Angus Paterson, former mayor of Madison and delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1885; Cary Augustus Hardee, Governor of Florida; 1921-1925; Colin P. Kelly, Jr., World War II hero; and 31 Confederate Soldiers killed at the Battle of Olustee.
 
Erected 1971 by T.J. Beggs, Jr., and Sons In Cooperation With Department of State, Bureau of Historic Sites and Properties. (Marker Number F-185.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWar, World II.
 
Location. 30° 28.423′ N, 83° 24.965′ W. Marker is in Madison, Florida, in Madison County. Marker is on Northwest Meeting Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Northwest Livingston Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker
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is located just outside of the entrance of the cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 394 Northwest Meeting Avenue, Madison FL 32340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Dream House" (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Wardlaw-Smith-Goza Conference Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Wardlaw-Smith House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer Hickstown Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dial-Goza House (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church 1898 Sanctuary (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Four Freedoms Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Madison Oak Ridge Cemetery Marker at entrance to cemetery. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, April 7, 2020
2. Madison Oak Ridge Cemetery Marker at entrance to cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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