Historic Markers Across Florida



Madison Oak Ridge Cemetery



Marker ID: FLHM F-185
Location: 601 N.W. Washington Street.
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 30° 28.475    W 083° 25.194
  30.47458333    -83.4199
  The coordinates have been estimated
based on the location of the marker.
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM85RZ
 



Text:

An early community cemetery, Oak Ridge presents a profile of North Florida history. Located on approximately eleven acres, the cemetery was established on land donated by two pioneer citizens. Buried here are : William Archer Hammerly, Master Builder; Angus Paterson, former mayor of Madison and delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1885; Cary Augustus Hardee, Governor of Florida; Colin P. Kelly, Jr., World War II hero; and 31 Confederate Soldiers killed at the Battle of Olustee.

Sponsored by T.J. Beggs, Jr., and Sons In Cooperation With Department of State, Bureau of Historic Sites and Properties


Notes:

City: Madison, FL