Bradenton in Manatee County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Major Adams Cemetery
This plot was donated by Major Alden Joseph Adams to the village of Manatee in 1892 "to be used as a burying ground forever." It was first called New Cemetery. Members of pioneer families, including Major Adams, are interred here. The property is now owned by the City of Bradenton. Major Adams moved into this area in 1876, and his homesite was on the Manatee River a few blocks northeast of here.
Erected 1966 by Judah P. Benjamin Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy and Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-132.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
Location. 27° 29.529′ N, 82° 33.933′ W. Marker is in Bradenton, Florida, in Manatee County. Marker is on 3rd Street West north of 9th Avenue West, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bradenton FL 34208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Lincoln High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bradentown Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); Camp Weatherford (approx. half a mile away); Courthouse Square (approx. half a mile away); Bradenton General Hospital (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bealls Centennial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Florida Highway Patrol School (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Bradenton (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bradenton.
Also see . . . Major Adams I Presume?. The Bradenton Times article, January 6, 2019 (Submitted on October 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 646 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 19, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 2. submitted on April 27, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. 3, 4. submitted on March 19, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.