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DeCottes Family Obelisk - Jacksonville, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 30° 22.021 W 081° 38.689
17R E 438038 N 3359631
Quick Description: The DeCottes Family obelisk is located in the historic Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 11/7/2015 6:47:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMPXWH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg
Views: 1

Long Description:
The obelisk is for two members of the DeCottes family, George A. DeCottes and his wife Mary A. DeCottes. The obelisk has the DeCottes name prominently displayed on its front.

Close-up of headstone inscription:

ABOUT THE CEMETERY:

"Evergreen Cemetery is the oldest fully operating cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida. The first burial took place in 1881. The Evergreen Association was organized in 1910 as a non-profit corporation and purchased Evergreen from a privately owned corporation.

The cemetery is comprised of 170 acres and over 70,000 burials. When the cemetery was opened, remains were moved here from a downtown area near State Street and from the Old City Cemetery.

This cemetery has several sections for fraternal organizations and churches."

-- Source

Date Created/Placed: 1904

Address:
4535 Main St. Jacksonville, FL 32206 USA


Height: 18 feet

Illuminated: no

Website: [Web Link]

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