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Historic Cemetery Tour Dec. 7 Focuses on Veterans' Graves


Last updated 12/5/2019 at 8:39am

The Polk History Center's monthly cemetery tour Dec. 7 coincides with National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and will feature a focus on the veterans of World War II interred at the cemetery.

Oak Hill Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Bartow, which was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 2003. The early gravesites date to 1860, and people interred there include Confederate Gen. Evander M. Law, Bartow land donor Jacob Summerlin and Polk pioneer settlers like the Blount, Parker and Varn families.

The tour begins at 11 a.m. at the History Center at 100 E. Main St. in B...

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