Spring Lake Community Center

Spring Lake Community Center (HM1RC2)

Location: Brooksville, FL 34601 Hernando County
Country: United States of America

N 28° 29.552', W 82° 18.171'

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1938

This building was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) in 1938. It was originally proposed to be a building that could be used as a polling place on election days and as a community recreation hall.

The School Board saw the project as an opportunity to rectify certain deficiencies of the Spring Lake School, constructed in 1919, which had no kitchen, lunchroom, or library. Thus it became an undertaking to serve the school as well as the community.

The building is constructed with rock mined from local quarries and timber harvested from local forests. The labor force was from the Spring Lake community.
Through the years the building has served as the hub of the community, hosting several boy scout troops, a weekly quilting club, a monthly dinner group, and many social and civic events.

The property was listed in the National register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior on October 20, 2009.
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HM NumberHM1RC2
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 372481 N 3152456
Decimal Degrees28.49253333, -82.30285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 29.552', W 82° 18.171'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 29' 33.12" N, 82° 18' 10.26" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)352
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4184 Spring Lake Hwy, Brooksville FL 34601, US
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