Month: February 2015

Gravesite of Thomas C. Fillyaw in Ocala National Forest

This is known as the Thomas C. Fillyaw gravesite in Ocala National Forest. He was a Confederate Soldier and lived near a steamboat landing here after the Civil War.  (Thomas C. Fillyaw, CPL 10th Btn GA Inf CSA May 1830-Dec. 8, 1873 Buried here by…

Abandoned Plane Crash Site in Marion County

This aircraft vanished in April of 2014 when the pilot, Theodore Weiss was last seen taking off from Dunnellon Airport. He never arrived at his destination in Zephyrhills. Officials searched for the plane for months for in the Withlacoochee State Forest where they thought it…

Finding Holloway Cemetery in Etoniah Creek State Forest

I found this old cemetery while exploring in Etoniah Creek State Forest. It is called Holloway Cemetery or also known as Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery. There are only a few marked graves and several unmarked graves at this cemetery. I am not sure who…

Rutland Cemetery in Sumter County

In Sumter County is an old cemetery from the 1800’s known as Rutland Cemetery. I have driven by it many times on my way in to hike at Half Moon Wildlife Management Area but never took the time to see it. This time I decided…