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  FL

  Bowling Green

  Paynes Creek SHS

  888 Lake Branch Road

  Bowling Green  FL   33834    

  Phone 941 375-4717

  Web Site http://www.abfla.com/parks/PaynesCreek/paynescreek.html

  E-mail  mailto: pcshs@strato.net

  Description  Visitor center with exhibits monument, trials to sites of trading post and

                    Fort Chokonikla, Seminole conflicts 

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Group Identity  Native American

  Era 1849

  New or Updated:  12/12/2006

 

  FL

  Bunnell

  Bulow Plantation Ruins State Historic Site

  Plantation Road, C.R. 2001

  PO Box 655

  Bunnell  FL  32110    

  Phone  385 517-2084

  Web Site  http://www.floridastateparks.org/bulowplantation/default.cfm

  Alt Web  http://www.floridaparks.com/bulowplantation.htm

  Description  Sugar Mill ruins, interpretive center

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  Owner/Operator:  FL DNR

  New or Updated:  5/31/2006
 

  FL

  Crystal River

  Crystal River State Archaeological Site

  3400 North Museum Point

  Crystal River  FL  34428    

  Phone 352 795-3817

  Web Site http://www.floridastateparks.org/crystalriver/default.cfm

  Alt Web http://www.funandsun.com/parks/CrystalRiver/crystalriver.html

  Description  visitor center, 6 mounds, 1/2 mile walking trail through mound complex

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type  Mounds

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  New or Updated:  12/13/2006
 

  FL

  Estero

  Koreshan State Historic Site

  PO Box 7

  Estero FL   33928    

  Phone   239 992-0311

  Web Site http://www.floridastateparks.org/koreshan/

  Alt Web http://www.captiva.com/stateparks/Koreshan.htm

  Description  settlement led by religious visionary Cyrus Reed now a state park with

                    12 original buildings - nature trail, canoeing, camping

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Era  1894

  New or Updated:  12/30/2006
 

  FL

  Fernandina Beach

  Fort Clinch State Park

   2601 Atlantic Avenue

  Fernandina Beach  FL   32034    

  Phone  904 277-7274

  Web Site http://www.floridastateparks.org/fortclinch/

  Alt Web http://www.dep.state.fl.us/gwt/guide/regions/north/trails/fort_clinch.htm

  Description  1100 acre park with Civil War fort, costumed characters of soldiers and

                    workers stationed there; park holds coastal strand grass areas, sand

                    dune ridges

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type  Fort

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Era  Civil War

  New or Updated: 12/30/2006

Florida
Ponce Inlet
Ponce DeLeon Lighthouse Association
4931 South Peninsula Drive
Ponce Inlet FL 32127
Phone
904 761-1821
Web Site http://www.ponceinlet.org/
Description 175 foot brick lighthouse deactivated in 1970, relit after restoration in 1982, 3 keepers homes, tugboat, entrance & exhibit buildings
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Preservation
Building Type Lighthouse
Nature of Group or Site Association
Era 1887
New or Updated: 04/03/2003

 

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  Florida
Saint Augustine
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
One South Castillo Drive
Saint Augustine FL 32084
Phone 904 829-6506
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/casa/
E-mail casa_ranger_activities@nps.gov
Description stone fort built by Spanish to guard first permanent European settlement in continental US
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Era 1695

Saint Augustine Lighthouse & Museum
81 Lighthouse Avenue
Saint Augustine FL 32080
Phone 904 829-0745
Web Site http://www.staugustinelighthouse.com/
Description climb 200 steps to the top of the tower in still-active lighthouse, Visitor Center with shipwreck & maritime history
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Maritime
Building Type Lighthouse
Era 1874

Florida
Saint Augustine
St Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine
41 St George Street
PO Box 1960
Saint Augustine FL 31085
Phone 904 829-8205
Web Site http://www.gonationalshrine.com/forms/lightacandle.html
Description story of Greek Orthodox Church colony of New Smryna, Greek and Corsicans recruited by Scottish physician
Type of Resource Historic Place
 
Primary Focus Religion
Building Type Church
Group Identity Greek
Era 1768

Florida
St Augustine
Oldest Drugstore
31 Orange Street
St Augustine FL 32084
Phone
904 824-2269
Web Site
http://www.tepee.com/about.html
E-mail mailto:webmaster@tepee.com?subject='About Us' Question
Description name is self-descriptive
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Merchant
Building Type Store
New or Updated: 07/02/2003

Oldest House (Gonzalez-Alvarez)
14 Saint Francis Street
Saint Augustine FL  32084
Phone 904 824-2872
Web Site www.oldcity.com/oldhouse/
Description
Type of Resource Historic Place

Florida
St Augustine
Oldest Wooden School House
14 Saint George Street
St Augustine FL 32084
Phone
904 824-0192
Web Site http://www.oldestschoolhouse.com/
Toll Free 888 653-7245
E-mail mailto:teacher@oldestschoolhouse.com
Description constructed with wooden pegs & handmade nails while the Spanish still ruled Florida
Building:  Schoolhouse
Type of Resource Historic Place
Group Identity Spanish
New or Updated: 07/02/2003
 

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Florida
Tallahassee
Lake Jackson Mounds State Archaeological Site
1022 DeSoto Park Drive
Tallahassee  32301
Phone 850 922-6007
Web Site http://www.abfla.com/parks/LakeJacksonMounds/lakejackson.html
Description ceremonial center with six earth temple mounds
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Mounds
Era 1000-1450

San Marcos de Apalache State Historic Site
1022 Desoto Park Drive
Tallahassee  32301
Phone 850 922-6007
Web Site http://www.dep.state.fl.us/parks/district1/sanmarcos/
Alt Web http://abfla.com/parks/SanMarcos/sanmarcos.html
Description visitor center at ruins of fort at site used as military outpost at various times from 1538-1861, featured prominently in Second Seminole War
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Fort

 
  Florida
Tampa
Henry B Plant Museum
401 West Kennedy Blvd
Tampa FL  33606
Phone  813 254-1891
Web Site www.planmuseum.com
Description  Gilded Age hotel restoration
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type Hotel/Inn
Era 1891
 
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