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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Mims

 
Clickable Map of Brevard County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Brevard County, FL (164) Indian River County, FL (29) Orange County, FL (90) Osceola County, FL (13) Seminole County, FL (104) Volusia County, FL (309)  BrevardCounty(164) Brevard County (164)  IndianRiverCounty(29) Indian River County (29)  OrangeCounty(90) Orange County (90)  OsceolaCounty(13) Osceola County (13)  SeminoleCounty(104) Seminole County (104)  VolusiaCounty(309) Volusia County (309)
Mims, Florida and Vicinity
    Brevard County (164)
    Indian River County (29)
    Orange County (90)
    Osceola County (13)
    Seminole County (104)
    Volusia County (309)
 
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1Florida (Brevard County), Mims — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863 —
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m142392) HM WM
2Florida (Brevard County), Mims — Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s
The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform. Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories for liberty, human . . . — Map (db m142686) WM
3Florida (Brevard County), Mims — Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s
The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform. Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories for liberty, . . . — Map (db m142689) WM
4Florida (Brevard County), Mims — From The Bivouac of The Dead By Theodore O’Hara — Cape Canaveral National Cemetery —
The muffled drum’s sad roll has beat The soldier’s last tattoo; No more on life’s parade shall meet That brave and fallen few. On Fame’s eternal camping-ground Their silent tents are spread, And Glory guards, with solemn round, . . . — Map (db m145356) WM
5Florida (Brevard County), Mims — F-539 — Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church of Mims
In 1894, after organizing a congregation, St. James Colored Missionary Baptist Church acquired land in Mims, and with Rev. G. Brewer as pastor, built the first wooden church on this site in 1904 under the guidance of Rev. J.S. Gilbert. Many of North . . . — Map (db m101402) HM
6Florida (Brevard County), Mims — F-489 — LaGrange Community Cemetery
Established in 1869, this is the oldest cemetery on Florida's lower East Coast. The oldest portion is located in the front center section, evidenced by the southeasterly positioning of the tombstones. Tom Johnson Cockshutt (1841-1917), who arrived . . . — Map (db m101404) HM
7Florida (Brevard County), Mims — F-488 — LaGrange/Mims Community Cemetery
In the early 1900s, a two acre parcel of land north of LaGrange Community Church and Cemetery was given to the Mims colored community for a cemetery. Earliest marked graves are dated 1903; many are unmarked. In the 1800s both blacks and whites . . . — Map (db m101403) HM
8Florida (Brevard County), Mims — Navy SeabeesCape Canaveral National Cemetery
Navy Seabees with willing hearts and skillful hands, the difficult we do at once, the impossible takes a bit longer Seabees can do We build We fight — Map (db m145320) WM
9Florida (Brevard County), Mims — Sky SoldiersCape Canaveral National Cemetery
Sky Soldiers The Florida Chapter Dedicates This memorial To The Sky Soldiers Of The 173rd Airborne Brigade Who Served With Honor — Map (db m145321) WM
10Florida (Brevard County), Mims — The Ultimate SacrificeCape Canaveral National Cemetery
In honor of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States of America and the families they left behind. The sacrifice will not be forgotten. — Map (db m145318) WM
 
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