FlaRRCo. - Madison Starke Perry

The City of Starke Florida was named in homor of
Madison Starke Perry, 4th Govenor of Florida, from 1857 - 1861.

He is buried in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Rochelle Florida.

A large monument has been erected in his honor, at the cemetery.

More information on
Madison Starke Perry
4th Govenor of Florida.

The city of Perry, in Taylor County Florida, is also named in honor of this man. The next question for those who know there is also a Madison Florida is, Was Madison named for this man too? The answer is no. Madison Coutny Florida was named for Founding Father James Madison, in 1827. Madison County's largest town, also named Madison, is named for Madison C. Livingston, who donated the first parcel of land to create the city, on May 2nd, 1838.
For more information about the county and city of Madison, see the
Madison Florida Organization

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