Sites in Citrus
The Citrus County Historical Society participated in a survey of the sites in mid-1990s. The FNSF number was assigned by the Bureau of Historic Preservation of the Florida Department of State. Site numbers are pending for sites identified with **.
FNSF Period Name Notes
939 1870-1900 Shiloh Off CR 480, Between CR 491 & CR 581, a small African-American within the Withlacoochee State Forest. Still in use. 260 1832-1912 Williams Steamboat and Mining Era to present day. African-American community of Floral City. 933 1890-1920 Citronelle Located in Citronelle. Total internments: 40 952 1861-1900 Burke Donated by William Homer Burke in late 1800. Earliest gravestone of Isaiah F. Burke 1861-19??. Located in Holder. 948 1865-1930 Crystal River Located between NE 4th Ave. & NE 3rd Ave. on 3rd Street in Crystal River. Families located after the Civil War. 333 1890-1950 Dampier This is the location of one of the pioneer families of the Tompkinsville (Inverness) Com- munity. Patriarch: Francis Marion Dampier, leading business- man and government official in late 19th century. 942 1832-1912 Frazier Located off Great Oaks Drive in Floral City. Steamboat and Mining Era African-American cemetery donated by H. C. Frazier. 250 1837-1912 Hills of Rest Located in Floral City on US 41. The cemetery is located on the old Stage Coach route connecting Sumter, Marion, and Hernando (partly Citrus) Counties. This was very populous area during the early 19th century. 320 1866-1920 Magnolia Located in Lecanto at the inter- section of SR 44 and CR 491. Many pioneer families located in the area. Fifteen Confederate & three Union soldiers buried here. 445 1887-1891 Mannfield Located at the historic site of first county seat, abandoned in 1895. 941 1835-1890 New Hope Located near southeast county line 1.25 miles north of Istachatta next to the New Hope Community Church. 946 1890-1912 Orleans Mining Era settlement of Orleans is now abandoned. Located in With- lacoochee Forest at Trail 10, 0.8 miles south of CR 581. 930 1840-1910 Red Level Located off old Tallahassee Road (US 19). One of the earliest in Citrus County. Earliest internment was Maria Edwards (1807-1862) 953 1890-1912 Rooks-Bellamy Located near Old Floral City Road 800 feet north of CR 39A. Eleven graves of Rooks and Bellamy family located in the private cemetery. 330 1870-1900 Stage Pond Located on south side of CR 480 on original Stagecoach route from Ocala to Brooksville. 955 Van Ness Private cemetery of the Van Ness family. Cemetery is located north of Inverness on US 41. ** King This 112 year old cemetery is being restored. ** 1892-1920 Pine Hill Located next to the Oak Hill cemetery in Inverness. A total of 220 burials were covered over until 1988. The cemetery is again being used by the African-Ameri- can community of Inverness.