Historical Reports

Florida's History Through Its Places

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St. Lucie County

829 - Ft Pierce
Ft Pierce CRESTHAVEN (Boston House) 239 S. Indian River Dr. 1909. Classical Revival. 2 and a half stories, red brick, front portico has 3 boxed columns. Presently private offices. Private. N.R. 1985.

833 - St. Lucie Village
St. Lucie Village ST. LUCIE VILLAGE HISTORIC DISTRICT 1850-1928. 50 buildings, 35 of historical interest. Frame Vernacular and Classical Revival. A linear district located along N. Indian River Drive on the Indian River Lagoon. Residential buildings range from modest Frame Vernacular to 3-story late Victorian. Site of Fort Capron, dating from the 3rd Seminole War (1850-1859) is on the property of 3015 N. Indian River Dr. Private. N.R. 1989.

834 - White City
White City CAPTAIN HAMMOND HOUSE 5775 Citrus Ave. 1902. Frame Vernacular. 2 stories. Board-and-batten exterior. The building design was influenced by Danish architectural styles. The town was settled by Danes. Captain Hammond was a retired New England sea captain. Private. N.R. 1990.

828 - Ft Pierce
Ft Pierce CASA CAPRONA. 2605 St. Lucie Blvd. 1926. Mediterranean Revival. Arthur Beck, architect. 2 stories, frame, stuccoed, tile roof. Envisioned as the centerpiece of the proposed winter community of San Lucie Plaza, which failed after the collapse of the Florida land boom. Private. N.R. 1984.

830 - Ft Pierce
Ft Pierce FORT PIERCE SITE. South Indian River. 1838. Location of a palmetto log blockhouse and houses which included officers' and company quarters. One of a chain of forts built during the Second Seminole War. Abandoned in 1842. Private-Public. N.R. 1974.

832 - Ft Pierce
Ft Pierce ST. LUCIE HIGH SCHOOL (Ft. Pierce Elementary School) 1100 Delaware Ave. 1915, 1924, 1926. Mission Revival. W.B. Camp, architect. 2 stories, 3-story center section, brick bell tower. Oldest school in the county. Public. N.R. 1984.

831 - Ft Pierce
Ft Pierce ZORA NEALE HURSTON HOUSE. 1734 School Ct. 1957. Frame Vernacular. 1 story. Hurston (1901?-1960) was a black writer, folklorist, and anthropologist whose work has attained great respect since her death. She lived for the last few years of her life in the house. Private. N.R. 1991.

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