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Naples in Collier County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rosemary Cemetery

 
 
Rosemary Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, January 16, 2009
1. Rosemary Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Opened in 1931, Rosemary Cemetery was originally established on twenty acres of land given by Edward W. Crayton, a prominent Naples citizen and president of the Naples Improvement Company. It served as the town's only cemetery until 1955. The graves of several pioneer families were moved to this site during the 1930's from an earlier cemetery once located at Third Street and Tenth Avenue South in old Naples. Among those believed buried here are John and Madison Weeks, Naples' first permanent settlers. The last known interment at Rosemary Cemetery occurred in 1947.
 
Erected 1993 by Collier County Board of County Commissioners.
 
Location. 26° 12.665′ N, 81° 47.972′ W. Marker is in Naples, Florida, in Collier County. Marker is at the intersection of Pine Ridge Road and Tamiami Trail North (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling east on Pine Ridge Road. Touch for map. Between Walgreens and Enterprise Rent-a-car alongside a busy road. Marker is in this post office area: Naples FL 34108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tin City (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Naples Pier (approx. 5 miles
Rosemary Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, January 16, 2009
2. Rosemary Cemetery Marker
This view is towards the east.
away); Lester J. and Dellora A. Norris (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Rosemary Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, January 16, 2009
3. Rosemary Cemetery Marker
This view is towards the west.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2009, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 2,624 times since then and 136 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 5, 2009, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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