Manatee Burying Ground

Manatee Burying Ground (HM1DHN)

Location: Bradenton, FL 34208 Manatee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 29.685', W 82° 32.83'

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Marker Front:
This is one of the oldest organized burying grounds on the Gulf Coast of Florida. The property was deeded on May 30, 1850, and since 1892 only immediate members of families already interred here can be buried in the cemetery. The property is now owned by the City of Bradenton.

Marker Reverse:
Buried in this cemetery are members of Florida pioneer families, soldiers of the Seminole Indian Wars, and of the Confederate and Union forces. Numbered among them are three members of the Florida Secession Convention-Ezekiel Glazier, James G. Cooper, and Dr. John C. Pelot, temporary Chairman of the Convention-and Brig. Gen. John Riggin, aide to General Ulysses S. Grant.
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Marker NumberF-133
Year Placed1966
Placed ByJudah P. Benjamin Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy and Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 5:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 347164 N 3042188
Decimal Degrees27.49475000, -82.54716667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 29.685', W 82° 32.83'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 29' 41.10" N, 82° 32' 49.80" W
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Area Code(s)941
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1521 6th Ave E, Bradenton FL 34208, US
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