Historic Markers Across Florida



Prince And Princess Murat



Marker ID: FLHM F-167
Location: on Call Street, St.John's Episcopal Cemetery.
County: Leon
Coordinates: N 30° 26.621    W 084° 17.171
  30.44368333    -84.28618333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM409W
 



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Prince Achille Murat was the nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte and the son of General Jochaim Murat, King of Naples. He settled in Florida in 1825, and as attorney, county judge, and director of Tallahassee´s Union Bank, he played an active role in public life. Princess Catherine Willis Murat was the great grandniece of George Washington. Their plantations, "Lipona" and "Econchatti," were centers of social activity. Twin marble obelisks mark their graves in St. John´s Episcopal Cemetery. The Murat seal is on the surrounding wall.

Sponsors: Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials In Cooperation With Florida Society Colonial Dames XVII Century


Notes:

City: Tallahassee, FL

Ancestry.com - Prince Achilles Murat’s Grave in Tallahassee, Florida