Historical Reports

Florida's History Through Its Places

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Putnam County

174 - Crescent City
Crescent City HUBBARD HOUSE (San Sui) 600 N. Park St. c. 1879. Frame Vernacular with Queen Anne and Shingle-style elements. 2 and a half stories, frame, clapboarding, shingle siding, front and side porches. Built by Henry G. Hubbard, who introduced the camphor tree and Japanese persimmon to Florida. Elaborate botanical garden used for plant acclimatization once surrounded the house. Private. N.R. 1973.

175 - Melrose
Melrose MELROSE WOMAN'S CLUB (Literary and Debating Society) Pine St. 1893. Frame Vernacular. E.L. Judd, architect. 1 story, front porch. The Woman's Club supported many civic and social functions in the community, including the library. Most of the early members were from New England, a fact reflected in the style of the building. Private. N.R. 1978.

563 - Palatka
Palatka BRONSON-MULHOLLAND HOUSE Madison St. between 1st and 2nd Sts. 1845. Greek Revival. 2 and a half stories, frame, full-width, 2-tier portico recessed beneath the roof. Home of Judge Issac Hopkins Bronson, from Rutland, New York, who moved to Palatka where

564 - Palatka
Palatka PALATKA NORTH HISTORIC DISTRICT 1840-1931. 71 buildings of historical interest in 11 blocks. Predominant styles: Classical Revival, Victorian, and Frame Vernacular. Notable structure: the Bronson-Mulholland House, Greek Revival (1845). The earliest settled portion of the city, where a number of important citizens built their homes. N.R. 1983.

565 - Palatka
Palatka PALATKA SOUTH HISTORIC DISTRICT 1852-1930. 210 buildings, of which 169 are of historical interest, within 23 blocks. Predominant styles are Frame Vernacular, Colonial Revival, Bungalow, and Victorian. Notable building: the Conant House, 603 Emmett St. (1886), richly decorated Queen Anne style. Most fashionable 19th-century residential area in Palatka. It contains several antebellum homes. N.R. 1983.

566 - Palatka
Palatka ST. MARK'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 2nd and Main Sts. 1854. Gothic Revival. 1 story, board-and-batten siding, corner tower with pyramidal roof. One of the oldest churches in Palatka. Private. N.R. 1973.

567 - Palatka
Palatka UNION DEPOT Main St. and 12th St. 1908. Richardson Romanesque. 1 story. Typical Richardson pattern of random window openings and many hexagonal dormered bays. Built by the Atlantic Coast Line. Since 1970 the depot has been handling freight of the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad. Private. N.R. 1988.

568 - Vicinity of Welaka
Vicinity of Welaka MOUNT ROYAL 3 mi. S of Welaka. A.D. 1200-A.D. 1600. Middle Mississippian period. Burial mound and associated midden areas. The burial mound has produced significant data pertinent to the expansion of Mississippian culture in Florida. Private. N.R. 1973.

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