Murat historical marker..

Murat historical marker..


Image Number

  • Pr30556

Year

  • 1973

Date Note

  • Photographed in September 1973.

Series Title

General Note

  • Marker reads, "Prince Achille Murat was the nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte and the son of General Jochaim Murat, King of Naples. He settled in Florida in 1825, and as attorney, county judge, and director of Tallahassee's Union Bank, he played an active role in public life. Princess Catherine Willis Murat was the great grandniece of George Washington. Their plantations, 'Belle Vue,' 'Lipona,' and ' Econchatti,' were centers of social activity. Twin marble obelisks mark their graves in St. John's Episcopal Cemetery. The Murat seal is on the surrounding wall."

Rights

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 slide - col.

Subject Term

Geographic Term


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Chicago Manual of Style

Galbraith, Al. Murat historical marker.. 1973. Color slide, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/166525>, accessed 20 May 2019.

MLA

Galbraith, Al. Murat historical marker.. 1973. Color slide. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 20 May. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/166525>.

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(State Archives of Florida/Galbraith)