The Tucker Cemetery

The Tucker Cemetery (HM8V5)

Location: Zephyrhills, FL 33540 Pasco County
Country: United States of America

N 28° 16.864', W 82° 7.909'

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This oldest cemetery in Pasco County has existed since before 1855. Thomas and Sarah Tucker settled in the area about 1842 and in 1845 planted the county's first orange grove. Family history records an earlier generation of Tuckers lived in the vicinity about 1790. The surrounding community was called Tuckertown until the railroad came through and the name was changed to Richland. The entire front section of the cemetery property was deeded to Pasco County as a burying place for indigents in 1965. The county agreed to fence and maintain in perpetuity the original cemetery reserved for descendants of the Tuckers and their slaves.
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HM NumberHM8V5
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Year Placed1986
Placed ByPasco Board of County Commissioners and The Historical Preservation Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 7:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 389003 N 3128857
Decimal Degrees28.28106667, -82.13181667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 16.864', W 82° 7.909'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 16' 51.84" N, 82° 7' 54.54" W
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Area Code(s)727, 813, 352
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 41254-41398 Melrose Ave, Zephyrhills FL 33540, US
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