Historic Markers Across Florida

Evergreen Cemetery

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Location: in Evergreen Cemetery near downtown Ocala, FL
County: Marion
Coordinates: N 29° 11.654    W 082° 08.361
  29.19423333    -82.13935
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMDE57


Evergreen Cemetery

Reserved on July 8th, 1850, as the first public burial ground for Ocala. Here are graves of those who founded the County Seat, of others here during its early years, and of Confederate and Union veterans of the Civil War.

Nearby are interred Negro residents, both slave and free. They too in loyal service shared in the upbuilding of the city.

Marion County Historical Commission