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Location: Liberty County FL

Native American History of Liberty County, Florida

Liberty County is in a region of Florida with a rich Native American heritage. Due to the sandy soil and periodic floods on the Apalachicola River, most mounds built by its original inhabitants have disappeared. However, several known village sites remain intact. Most are near the banks of the Apalachicola River and therefore, partially protected from development by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. The inhabitants of Liberty County when the region was first entered by Europeans were the Apalachicola. They were Muskogeans, and early members of the Creek Confederacy, but originally spoke an entirely different language than Muskogee. In English, Apalachicola means “torch bearing people.” It is derived from the Itsati word for torch or lamp – apala – and Gulf Coast dialect word for people – kola. Location and Geography Liberty County is located in the southeast corner of Florida, immediately west of the Apalachicola River. To the east, it adjoins Wakulla and Leon Counties. To the south, it adjoins Franklin and Gulf Counties. On the west is Pike County, AL. It also adjoins Gadsden County on the northeast and Jackson County on the northwest. The entire county is in Florida’s Gulf Coastal Plain. This region is underlain by relatively young sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. The county drains eastward into the Apalachicola River. The terrain is characterized by low rolling clay hills and sandy loam along...

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Liberty County Florida Cemetery Records

Florida Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Florida county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Liberty County Cemetery Records Liberty County, Florida USGenWeb Archives Cemetery List List of Cemeteries from WPA Veterans Graves Index Armstrong Cemetery Bethel Cemetery Blue Creek Cemetery Blue Creek Cemetery Bristol Cemetery Brown Cemetery Chason Cemetery Eureka Cemetery Evans Cemetery Good Hope Cemetery Gregory Neil Gentry Cemetery Hathcock Cemetery Hosford Cemetery Hosford Cemetery Humililty Cemetery Kenneth Strickland Cemetery Lake Mystic Cemetery Langston Cemetery Love Family Cemetery McNair Cemetery Meacham Cemetery Mitchem Cemetery Nobles Cemetery Pleasant Hill Cemetery Pleasant Hill Cemetery Rock Bluff Cemetery Rockeyville Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery St. Stephens Church Cemetery, aka Watson Cemetery Sanders Cemetery Sumatra Cemetery Summerlin Family Cemetery Talley Cemetery Telogia Baptist Church Cemetery Thomas Cemetery Liberty County Cemetery Records Hosted at Liberty County Florida FLGenWeb Armstrong Cemetery Bethel Church Cemetery Blue Creek Methodist Church Cemetery Bristol Cemetery Brown Cemetery Chason Cemetery Eureka Cemetery aka Orange Cemetery Evans Cemetery Gregory Neil Gentry Cemetery Goodhope Methodist Church Cemetery Hathcock Cemetery Hosford Cemetery Surnames A-L Surnames M-Z Humility Cemetery, African American J.C. Whittle Cemetery aka Hawkins Lane Cemetery Kenneth Strickland Cemetery Lake Mystic Cemetery Surnames A-I Surnames J-R Surnames S-Z Langston Cemetery Love Family Cemetery McNair Cemetery Mitchem Cemetery...

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