Graveyard at Verdura plantation - Tallahassee, Florida.

Graveyard at Verdura plantation - Tallahassee, Florida.


Image Number

  • RCK00359

Year

  • 1947

Series Title

General Note

  • Verdura plantation house was built in 1832 by Major Benjamin Chaires. Chaires died in 1838 at the age of 53 and left Verdura to his wife who died in 1846. The plantation passed to their children and fire destroyed it in 1885. Four vine-covered columns and a mound of bricks are all that remain along with the Chaires family cemetery which remains undisturbed in a protected area.
  • Helen Ormand was sister of Russell Ormand and was married to Joseph Chaires. Helen died August 27, 1841. Russell died August 29, 1841.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 13193.

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Graveyard at Verdura plantation - Tallahassee, Florida.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Kerce, Red(Benjamin L.), 1911-1964. Graveyard at Verdura plantation - Tallahassee, Florida. 1947. Black & white photoprint, 8 x 10 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/44416>, accessed 22 May 2019.

MLA

Kerce, Red(Benjamin L.), 1911-1964. Graveyard at Verdura plantation - Tallahassee, Florida. 1947. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 22 May. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/44416>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Kerce)