Historic Markers Across Florida

Oaklawn Cemetery

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Location: At Oaklawn Cemetery, on N Morgan St..
County: Hillsborough
Coordinates: N 27° 57.254    W 082° 27.467
  27.95423333    -82.45778333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM5M4B


This hallowed ground set aside as a town burial site in 1850 "for whites & slaves alike" is the resting place for many of Tampa´s founding fathers, mayors, and county officers.

A governor of Florida, two Supreme Court Judges, framers of all five Florida Constitutions 1839-1885, and soldiers of seven wars, Second Seminole War, Meican War, Billy Bowlegs Indian War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II, rest here.


City: Tampa, FL
More Information:
Wikipedia - Seminole Wars
Florida Center for Instructional Technology - Seminole Wars