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Adamsville Cemetery
4839 E CR 468 (about 1 mile east of US 301)
Wildwood, Florida 34785 USA
Adamsville is an unincorporated populated place approximately 1 mile east of Coleman, Florida. The community is served by the Wildwood Post Office.
When Sumter County was created out of Southern Marion County by the Florida Legislature on January 8, 1853, Adamsville was selected as the first seat of County Government. This was short-lived, as the county seat was relocated to Sumterville in 1858. Initially, Sumter County included a large part of what is now Lake County. After losing its status as the county seat, Adamsville fell into a decline. The major surviving remnants of the community are the church and the old and new cemeteries.
The Cemetery is maintained by the City of Coleman, Florida. Other than the city's sign, there is no official sign, but the Adamsville Baptist Church is next to the Adamsville Cemetery.
Adamsville Baptist Church - Photo by Jim Lannin
Cemetery Sign - Photo by Jim Lannin
This is the older section. Photo by VGS member Cheryl Behrend
Adamsville Mausoleum _ Photo by Jim Lannin
Adamsville Historic Marker - Photo by Jim Lannin
Adamsville Cemetery Under the Trees - Photo by Jim Lannin
Adamsville Cemetery at Sunset - Photo by Jim Lannin
Adamsville Cemetery Before Sunset