Bradenton in Manatee County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Major Adams Cemetery
Erected 1966 by Judah P. Benjamin Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy and Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-132.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bradenton Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); Camp Weatherford (approx. half a mile away); Courthouse Square 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 . . .
1. Herald Tribune: President Adams' kin had full life in Manatee in 1900s. Maj. Alden Joseph Adams was a distant relative of former President John Adams who carved out his own historic legacy in Manatee County. (Submitted on March 20, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. More than 100 Civil War veterans interred in Manatee County | Bradenton Herald. The small headstone at the Major Adams Cemetery was crusted over with lichen and nigh impossible to read. Joe Kennedy tried to scrape away some of the decades of dried fungus barehanded until the faint impression of a name came forth. (Submitted on March 20, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 19, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 499 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 19, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.