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

Evergreen Cemetery

 
 
Evergreen Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, June 12, 2011
1. Evergreen Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Reserved on July 8th, 1850, as the first public burial ground for Ocala. Here are graves of those who founded the County Seat, of others here during its early years, and of Confederate and Union veterans of the Civil War.

Nearby are interred Negro residents, both slave and free. They too in loyal service shared in the upbuilding of the city.
 
Erected 1963 by Marion County Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1862.
 
Location. 29° 11.654′ N, 82° 8.361′ W. Marker is in Ocala, Florida, in Marion County. Marker is on NW 8th St, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ocala FL 34475, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Train Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Ocala National Bank (approx. half a mile away); Marti City (approx. half a mile away); Agnew-Gary Block (approx. half a mile away); The Old Courthouse Square (approx. half a mile
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away); Ocala Demands (approx. half a mile away); Gazebo (approx. half a mile away); Masonic Hall Building (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ocala.
 
Evergreen Cemetery Marker at entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, June 1, 2020
2. Evergreen Cemetery Marker at entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 805 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 24, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.   2. submitted on June 2, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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