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Old St. Joseph Cemetery

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Location: Old City Cemetery on State Hwy 384, south of Port St. Joe, FL
County: Franklin
Coordinates: N 29° 47.615    W 085° 17.267
  29.79358333    -85.28778333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6QZG


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 famed botanist, Dr. Alvin Wentworth Chapman, of Apalachicola died in 1899, and is interred here beside the grave of his wife.

Apalachicola Historical Society in cooperation with Department of State, Bureau of Historic Preservation 1982


City: Port St. Joe, FL