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Tallahassee in Leon County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Prince And Princess Murat

 
 
Prince And Princess Murat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 6, 2014
1. Prince And Princess Murat Marker
Inscription. Prince Achille Murat was the nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte and the son of General Jochaim Murat, King of Naples. He settled in Florida in 1825, and as attorney, county judge, and director of Tallahassee's Union Bank, he played an active role in public life. Princess Catherine Willis Murat was the great grandniece of George Washington. Their plantations, "Lipona" and "Econchatti," were centers of social activity. Twin marble obelisks mark their graves in St. John's Episcopal Cemetery. The Murat seal is on the surrounding wall.
 
Erected 2014 by the Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials In Cooperation With Florida Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. (Marker Number F-167.)
 
Location. 30° 26.621′ N, 84° 17.172′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. Marker is on West Call Street 0.1 miles east of North Macomb Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Call Street, Tallahassee FL 32301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major General David Lang (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old City Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Trinity United Methodist Church
Prince And Princess Murat Marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 6, 2014
2. Prince And Princess Murat Marker area
(approx. mile away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Florida State University Campus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Leon County's American Revolutionary War Soldiers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lewis Bank (approx. 0.4 miles away); Governor William Dunnington Bloxham House 1844 / Governor Bloxham House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
 
More about this marker. This marker has gone missing a few times. This is a replacement. The original marker was erected in 1969.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Prince Murat. (Submitted on December 10, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Prince Achille Murat image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
3. Prince Achille Murat
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of their graves in the nearby St. John's Episcopal Cemetery. • Can you help?
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