Violet Cemetery - Osceola, Arkansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 35° 42.233 W 089° 58.017
16S E 231561 N 3955163
Quick Description: Historic cemetery located in Osceola, Arkansas.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 2/10/2008 5:46:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM350W
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
Views: 25

Long Description:

Violet Cemetery also known as the Osceola Grave Yard and God's Acre was founded in 1831. The cemetery is the final of many of the pioneers of area The most famous individual buried in the cemetery is William J. Driver (March 2, 1873 - October 1, 1948) who served 8 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Street address:
Area bounded by W. Johnson Ave., Semmes Ave., Pecan St.
Osceola , Arkansas

County / Borough / Parish: Mississippi County

Year listed: 2004

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949, 1950-1974

Historic function: Funerary - Cemetery

Current function: Funerary - Cemetery

Hours of operation: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Privately owned?: Not Listed

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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