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A tour of historic Evergreen Cemetery
« on: October 27, 2020, 07:28:51 AM »

Evergreen Cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries in Jacksonville that's still in operation, and one of the city's great historic spaces. Join The Jaxson for a look at the cemetery's history and the graves of those buried there.

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Re: A tour of historic Evergreen Cemetery
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2020, 04:15:43 PM »
Great info and pix; have never seen the other areas of Evergreen before.  Here's a little more info, including the Cummer's infant, for whom their family mausoleum was constructed.  (Have also heard that the swimming pool at Good Shepherd church was a gift from Ninah and Arthur Cummer).  Not sure how their infant daughter died, whether or not it was a drowning, not sure why they chose to give a pool.