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Chestnut Street Cemetery of Early Apalachicola (Old City Graveyard)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 29° 43.510 W 084° 59.259
16R E 694639 N 3290027
Quick Description: Old cemetery in Apalachicola
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/10/2012 6:45:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMDFY9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 9

Long Description:
Chestnut Street Cemetery dates prior to 1831. Interred are some of Apalachicola's founders and molders of her colorful history. Also buried here are many soldiers of the Confederacy and victims of yellow fever and shipwrecks. Seven of the Confederate veterans served with Pickett at Gettysburg in the gallant Florida Brigade.
World famous botanist, Dr. Alvin Wentworth Chapman of Apalachicola died in 1899, and is interred here beside the grave of his wife.
Marker Number: F-179

Date: 1970

County: Franklin

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: The Apalachicola Historical Society in cooperation with Department of State, Bureau of Historic Preservation

Website: Not listed

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