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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A3W_trilby-methodist-church_Dade-City-FL.html
Organized by the Rev. T.H. Sistrunk in 1897 and built by the 12 charter members a year later, this original frame church and steeple of pioneer design has long been a center of community activities. Moved from near the railroad coalchute to the pr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A3U_blanton-methodist-church_Dade-City-FL.html
This church was built in 1906 by Will Heacock and Tom Jordan on land donated by Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Blocker. The pioneer congregation which worshipped at Mt. Olive Church on the Dowling Place about a mile away had decided it was too far from "to…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A3N_trilby-cemetery_Dade-City-FL.html
Serving the community of Trilby—previously known as McLeod Settlement then Macon—the first burials in this cemetery were probably made not long after the McLeod family settled east of here in the 1870s. The earliest marked graves are i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A3L_jones-nursing-home_Dade-City-FL.html
Otis E. and Naomi Scott Jones moved to Dade City in the late 1930s and soon became prominent members of the community and St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, where they served as deacon and deaconess. Nearby Naomi Jones Pyracantha Park, which Mrs.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A2U_mount-zion-african-methodist-episcopal-church_Dade-City-FL.html
Organized in the late 1800s at Lake Buddy, this congregation moved into Dade City and became known as Mount Zion AME Church. In 1903, with 29 members, a frame meeting house was built. It was later modified to serve as the parsonage. The present ed…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A2S_st-marys-episcopal-church_Dade-City-FL.html
Organized in 1891, St. Mary's originally served Anglican settlers at Lake Pasadena. Its first resident priest, the Rev. James Neville-Thompson, was ordained there in 1892. After the "Great Freeze" in 1895 the building fell into disuse, while remna…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A2F_former-st-ritas-catholic-church_Dade-City-FL.html
This example of pioneer-style church architecture was constructed in 1915. The bell tower was added in 1920. The church served the St. Rita congregation until 1976 when the Dade City Garden Club moved it to the present site for renovation and use …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A2E_dade-city-grammar-school_Dade-City-FL.html
Erected in 1926 as the Florida Land Boom ended, this Collegiate Gothic style building was financed by bonds of Special Tax School District No. 7. In 1934 it was conveyed to the Pasco County Board of Public Instruction. Renamed in 1973 in memory…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A2D_pasadena-church_Dade-City-FL.html
This sole remaining public landmark of the town of Pasadena was built in the 1880's and, like the nearby Lakeview Highlands Hotel, served as a social center in a citrus growing community noted for its wealth until the "Great Freeze" of 1895. The s…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1A29_townsend-house-church-cemetery_Dade-City-FL.html
Captain John Townsend and his wife, Nancy, brought their family and slaves to this area from North Florida in the late 1840's. The log home they built became the center of a pioneer community and a refuge from unfriendly Indians. After 1865 when t…
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