Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Cemetery Log Date: May 13, 2014
Who: Managed by the City of Pahokee
What: The cemetery houses a memorial to the 1600 people who died during the 1928 Hurricane.
Where: 23900 SW Kanner Hwy (ST RD 76), about 3 miles east of 441 or 23 miles east of I-95
When: Open daily from sunrise to sunset
- 1928 Hurricane Memorial
- Beautiful memorial gardens on the property
- Only in-ground cemetery in the area before the 1960s
To learn more about Port Mayaca Cemetery, please visit the City of Pahokee's website or Find-a-Grave.
For previous posts search: Cemetery a Day in May or #CaDiM
Text by Emily Jane Murray, FPAN staff; Photos by Marilyn Suarez
2014 #CaDiM posts
Intro, May 1: Hilliard Community, May 2: Kingsley slave era cemetery, May 3: San Lorenzo , May 4: St. Mary's, May 5: Hibernia Cemetery, May 6: Oaklynn Update, May 7: Norwalk, May 8: Houston Pioneer, May 9: Greenwood, May 10: Geneva , May 11: Rose Hill, May 12:Garden of Heavenly Rest, May 13: Port Mayaca
2013 #CaDiM posts
Intro, May 1: National, May 2: Oakdale, May 3: Murphy's Creek, May 4: Mt. Olive, May 5: Bosque Bello, May 6: Old City, May 7: Espanola, May 8: Tolomato, May 9: Pacetti, May 10: West View, May 11: Magnolia Springs, May 12: St. Peter's, May 13: Gravely Hill, May 14: Pilgrim's Rest, May 15: God's Little Acre, May 16: Dummet's Grave, May 17: No Name, May 18: St. Monica, May 19: St. Joseph's, May 20: Old St. Joseph's (Duval), May 21: Sampson, May 22: Fernandez Reserve, May 23: St. Ambrose, May 24: Sons of Israel, May 25: Sanksville, May 26: Huguenot, May 27: Nombre de Dios, May 28: Beresford,May 29: Jones, May 30: San Sebastian/Pinehurst, May 31: Oaklynn