H.C. Preservation Society Meeting
Apr 2 6:30 PM
Meeting to be held at JBCC.
Good Friday Holiday
Apr 3 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
All Day Event
City offices will be closed.
Brooksville Cycling Classic
Apr 4 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
The City of Brooksville is proud to host the Get Healthy Brooksville Cycling Classic as the Florida State Criterium Championship for 2015.
Brooksville City Nights
Apr 4 4:00 PM 8:00 PM
Brooksville City Nights is an Evening Market on Main Street.
Apr 6 7:00 PM
Screening Committee Meeting
Apr 7 4:00 PM 5:30 PM
H.C. Fine Arts Council Meeting
Apr 9 5:30 PM
Florida Blueberry Festival
Apr 11 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
|Welcome to the Historic Brooksville Cemetery|
Take a Stroll through the Grounds of our Historic Cemetery
The City of Brooksville began official operation of the Brooksville Cemetery in April 1887, when it acquired a 5-acre tract of land, encompassing an acre already in use as "a place of burial of the dead." Originally referred to as Chocochattee Cemetery, our cemetery is located at 1275 Olmes Road, near the intersection of State Road 50 and 50A. The earliest marked grave in the Brooksville Cemetery is that of Jane Hope, who died in 1845 at age 30, was the wife of William Hope.
The Hope family was one of the first white families to settle in this area as early as November 1832. The earliest documented burial is believed to have been that of Charlotte Wynn Pyles Crum, who was killed by Seminole Indians on September 12, 1842. Our cemetery continued to grow, through additional purchases and gifts of land to the City, and today encompasses 51.5 acres. Brooksville Cemetery is the resting place for over 5000 souls and includes veterans from the Civil war, both Confederate and Union soldiers, Spanish American War, World Wars I and II, Korean War, Vietnam and more recent conflicts.
Visit our “Green Meadow” natural burial area.
The Green Meadows a natural alternative to standard burial. A Cemetery section devoted to the protection and preservation of our future, a final resting place that shows respect to our loved ones and the Earth. Dignity without the use of harsh chemicals or buried concrete.
"The Green Meadows" Natural Burial Area
Our Columbarium is an Above Ground Repository for a Cremation Container
Starting at $1,150.00
Starting at $2,300.00
Standard Burial Space
Starting at $700.00
Special Cremation Area
A burial space for two cremations with an engraved granite memorial
Starting at $800.00
Become part of the history...forever
In the news...Moton Elementary School Partners with Brooksville Cemetery Nursery in Planting Project
The Historic Brooksville Cemetery is located at:
1275 Olmes Road
Brooksville, Florida 34601
Hours: From sunrise to sunset
Mike Walker, Director
Rich Howard, Sexton
Eric Stokholm, Caretaker