Tombstone in Saint Joseph's Cemetery - Port Saint Joe, Florida

Tombstone in Saint Joseph's Cemetery - Port Saint Joe, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/77148
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Tombstone in Saint Joseph's Cemetery - Port Saint Joe, Florida

Image Number

  • C032047B

Year

  • 1960

Date Note

  • Photographed in February, 1960.

Series Title

General Note

  • The few remaining graves at Saint Joseph's Cemetery bear mute testimony to the yellow fever epidemic that hit the port in 1841. Within a few weeks three-forths of the town had died. The remained fled and for three years the town was deserted. In 1844 a hurricane removed all the buildings in the town.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 3 x 3 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 015390.

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