Florida's History Through Its Places
Perry OLD PERRY POST OFFICE 201 E. Green St. 1935. Masonry Vernacular with Mediterranean Revival elements. 1 story. Only public building erected in the county by the Public Works Administration, a Depression Era effort to provide employment. George Snow Hill, prominent Florida painter, was given a government grant to execute a mural. Entitled Cypress Logging, it is now found in the new post office. Public. N.R. 1989.
Perry OLD TAYLOR COUNTY JAIL 400 block of N. Washington St. 1912. Masonry Vernacular. Benjamin Bosworth Smith, architect. 2 stories. T-shaped, with hipped roof. The oldest remaining public building in Taylor County. One of the few remaining jails with a sheriff's residence in Florida. Private. N.R. 1989.