Florida's History Through Its Places
Lloyd LLOYD HISTORIC DISTRICT c. 1840-1920. 24 buildings, 20 of historical interest. Frame Vernacular, some with Classical elements. Buildings in Lloyd were built in 2 and possibly 3 periods. c. 1855-1859 and 1870-1890. Some evidence suggests buildings were on the site as early as 1840. Public and Private. N.R. 1991.
Lloyd LLOYD RAILROAD DEPOT Jct. of Fl. 59 and Lester Lawrence Rd. c. 1858. Masonry Vernacular. 1 story, brick. Built by Pensacola and Georgia Railroad to provide cotton producing county access to Atlantic and Gulf coast seaports. Decline of use began with the boll weevil infestation and the growth of highway transportation. Private. N.R. 1973.
Monticello MONTICELLO HISTORIC DISTRICT 1828-c. 1900. 42 19th-century buildings within 27 blocks. Predominant styles are Frame Vernacular, Victorian, and Classical Revival. Notable structures: Perkins Opera House (Romanesque) and Mays House (Greek Revival). With rare exception, the buildings within the district are 19th century and reflect the typical architectural development of a North Florida town of the period. N.R. 1977.
Monticello PERKINS OPERA HOUSE Washington St. and Courthouse Sq. 1890. Masonry Vernacular with Romanesque Revival elements. 2 stories, red brick, round, arched 2nd-floor windows. Center of social activities for the county with traveling opera companies, vaudeville shows, and local talent performing there from the turn of the century through the late 1920s. Private. N.R. 1972.
Vicinity of Lamont SAN MIGUEL DE ASILE MISSION SITE 30 mi. SE of Tallahassee. 1607-1704. Site of a mission with a 39-foot-by-64 foot mission structure. The mission was the most westward of 4 set among the Yustaga (Timucua) Indians. Believed to have been burned by English and Creek Indians in 1704. Private. N.R. 1974.
Vicinity of Lloyd SAN JOSE DE OCUYA SITE 17 mi. E of Tallahassee. 1600-1703. 1 of 18 Franciscan missions established by the Spanish among the Apalachee Indians between 1633 and 1683. Believed to be the first mission destroyed in one of the English-led raids of Creek Indians, which began in 1703 and continued until 1707. Raids destroyed 32 Spanish settlements in North Florida. Private. N.R. 1973.
Vicinity of Tallahassee SAN JUAN DE ASPALAGA SITE 16 mi. E of Tallahassee. 1640-1704. Site of one of the oldest Spanish Franciscan missions established in the Province of Apalachee. Indian village to the south of the mission. Destroyed by English and Creek Indian raiding party in 1704. Private. N.R. 1973.
Lloyd LLOYD WOMAN’S CLUB Bond Street. 1939. Frame Vernacular. One story. In, 1917, the Women’s and Girl’s Club was organized as a part of the Home Demonstration work begun in 1911. Meetings were held in local school rooms and private homes until 1939 when the Woman’s Club building opened. When active, the Girl Scouts, and the 4-H Club met in the building, which was also used as a polling place. Private-local. N.R. 1998.
Monticello BETHEL SCHOOL County Road 149. 1903. Frame Vernacular. One story. The Bethel School played a large role in rural education for Jefferson County as an elementary and high school. The school was also the recreation and social center for the small community of Bethel from 1903 through 1943 when the school was closed. Private. N.R. 2001.
Monticello MONTICELLO HIGH SCHOOL 425 West Washington Street. 1852/1915. Greek Revival. Two stories. The original 1852 building was a vernacular construction. The building was extended on the east and west sides in 1915, at which time the Corinthian columns were added to the main entrance, and the building assumed a classical character. In 1852, the school was known as the Jefferson Academy, and was the first brick school in the state of Florida. It has been the primary public school in Jefferson County since Florida’s Territorial Period, and the primary high school since 1889. Public-local. N.R. 1999.