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Englewood in Sarasota County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lemon Bay Cemetery

 
 
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By Tim Fillmon, June 21, 2016
1. Lemon Bay Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Since the late 1800's the deceased loved ones of Englewood's pioneer settlers have been laid to rest on this high sandy ridge. The land for the cemetery was deeded to the citizens of the Lemon Bay area, by means of trustees, by John H. and Florence V. Hill on May 10th, 1900.

The first Board of Trustees were:
John W. Green, W. H. (Capt. Hamp) Lampp, William B. Pope, Daniel W. Gallop, Ferdinand Gottfried

A Perpetual Care Committee was established on December 13th, 1982.
 
Erected 1983 by Sarasota County Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 26° 57.177′ N, 82° 21.194′ W. Marker is in Englewood, Florida, in Sarasota County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Indiana Avenue (State Road 776) and 2nd Avenue, on the right when traveling south on S. Indiana Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Englewood FL 34223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bass Biological Labs/Cookie House
Lemon Bay Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, January 15, 2009
2. Lemon Bay Cemetery Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); The Cookie House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Myakka River Civil War Skirmish (approx. 8.8 miles away); Prehistoric Man Lived Here/Spring Was Once a Cave (approx. 9.2 miles away); Southland Trail Cemetery (approx. 9.6 miles away); The Circus in Venice (approx. 10.1 miles away); Venice Army Air Base (approx. 10.2 miles away); 337th Army Air Field Base (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Englewood.
 
Lemon Bay Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, January 15, 2009
3. Lemon Bay Cemetery Marker
Looking north at dusk.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2009, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,129 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 28, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.   2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2009, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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