Wilbur W. Swaim Obelisk - Jacksonville, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 30° 19.887 W 081° 38.928
17R E 437633 N 3355691
Quick Description: This obelisk is located in the historic Old City Cemetery in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2007 7:18:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM2PJ5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky
Views: 26

Long Description:
This obelisk marks the gravesite of Wilbur W. Swaim. While no information is available about Mr. Swaim, Old City Cemetery where he is interred has several somewhat famous residents, including Confederate War General Joseph Finegan, U.S. Congressman Claude L'Engle (served from 1913-1915), and Florida's 15th Governor Francis Philip Fleming.
Date Created/Placed: 12/25/1938

Address:
Old City Cemetery is located at the intersection of East Union Street and Cemetery Street in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, USA.


Height: 10 to 12 feet

Illuminated: Not Listed

Website: Not listed

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