Florida Historic Sites
This old church stands at a quiet rural crossroads in North Florida where it once served a community of farmers. And while its current condition is a sad one, I am happy to report that its congregation still meets nearby in a more modern building.
Built in 1908 for students in a rural Florida community, this school served has served many purposes over the years.
This Florida house from the 1880s was lost to fire in 2021.
The Morgan-Townsend House was built in the 1890s and moved by logs to a site overlooking a picturesque Florida spring
This home was built lovingly- quite literally, for the Fussell Family in the late 1800s.
[Sumter County, FL]
Built in 1922, this grist mill has been grinding corn for its community for almost 100 years.
[Leon County, FL]
This church was founded by earlier Florida settlers and while its no longer in regular use, descendants of its founders care for it to this day.
[Levy County, FL]
Built in the 1870s, this home has watched the trains roll by for more than 100 years.
[Bradford County, FL]
A lumber town and mansion once stood along these river banks in Florida. Today, only a bridge remains.
Home to the 19th Governor of Florida, this home sits at the crossroads of thousands of years of Florida history.
[Duval County, FL]
Built in 1917, this school was abandoned in the 1960s.
[Duval County, FL]
This old Florida farmhouse held memories within its walls until it was lost to fire. See photos of its family here.
Elsie and her family have left the building.
Built in the 1890’s, this hotel was built to serve passengers of the Florida Coastal Line.
[Marion County, FL]
The collection of antique belongs to a local farming family who retire them here and have arranged them in chronological order.
[Wakulla County, Florida]
Built in the early 1900s by a prominent local merchant, this abandoned Florida farmhouse crumbles along the railroad tracks.
Built in the 1830s, this home once served as a stagecoach stop on the Florida frontier.
[Gadsden County, FL]