CPL. THOMAS C. FILLYAW GRAVE SITE
Located at Davenport
Landing, one Civil War Soldier grave. Take National Forest Road 77 to the right off
SR 19 just south of the
Go 1.9 miles to National Forest Road 46. Turn right at sign “Davenport Historical Site”. Follow road to campsite on river. Look for an old road to right just before campsite. There is a gate across the road. You will have to walk approximately 1,350 feet to the “Historical Site”. Go just past two kiosks, turn right and go down a small embankment to a small stream. Cross stream. You may have to look for the trail going east. Follow the trail east and south about 400 feet to the grave site. It is marked with four metal posts, about three feet high, with a metal rail around the top.
The marker reads: “Thomas C. Fillyaw,
son, W. E. Fillyaw b.
W. E. Fillyaw’s children: J. T., Lora Mae, Willie Opal, John Arvil, Roy Edward, Herbert Lee, Cark Berkman, Elbert Eugene and half-brother Thomas Hunter July 4, 1975.
NOTE: This site is referred to as “OCALA SCRUB” in the note and Polaroid snapshots turned into the Archives.
N 29o 28.249 W 81o 46.147.
Some kind soul filmed their discovery of the site and posted it on YouTube. Thank you Florida Explorer, and others!!!! Enjoy!
Last updated 7/22/2017