Melbourne in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Houston Pioneer Cemetery
The first settlers, John C. Houston (July 18, 1813 to Nov. 22, 1885) and Mary Virginia Houston (Feb. 19, 1823 to Feb. 13, 1894) are buried here as well as other family members and the children of the Braddock, Roesch, and Young families. The Houston daughters had married into these families.
Location. 28° 7.67′ N, 80° 37.56′ W. Marker is in Melbourne, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is on Highland Avenue 0.1 miles south of Montreal Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Melbourne FL 32934, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twin Oaks (a few steps from this marker); Site of First Houston Homestead (within shouting distance of this marker); Roesch House The James W. Rossetter House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Breckenridge Landing (about 300 feet away); James Wadswsorth Rossetter House (about 500 feet away); St. John's Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); Hodgson Home and Drugstore (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Melbourne.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 575 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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