Chestnut Street Cemetery of Early Apalachicola Historical

Chestnut Street Cemetery of Early Apalachicola Historical (HM1WQU)

Location: Apalachicola, FL 32320 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 43.51', W 84° 59.259'

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(Old City Graveyard)

Chestnut Street Cemetery dates prior to 1831. Interred are some of Apalachicola's founders and molders of her colorful history. Also buried here are many soldiers of the Confederacy and victims of yellow fever and shipwrecks. Seven of the Confederate veterans served with Pickett at Gettysburg in the gallant Florida Brigade.

World famous botanist, Dr. Alvin Wentworth Chapman of Apalachicola died in 1899, and is interred here beside the grave of his wife.
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HM NumberHM1WQU
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Year Placed1970
Placed ByThe Apalachicola Historical Society in cooperation with Department of State, Bureau of Historic Preservation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at 9:04am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 694639 N 3290027
Decimal Degrees29.72516667, -84.98765000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 43.51', W 84° 59.259'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 43' 30.6" N, 84° 59' 15.54" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)850
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 92 Avenue E, Apalachicola FL 32320, US
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