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Zephyrhills in Pasco County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

GAR Hall

 
 
GAR Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 27, 2015
1. GAR Hall Marker
Inscription. Union Civil War veterans and townspeople constructed this largest frame building in the county about 1910 as a meeting place for Garfield Post 39, Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), and a community center. The city, as requested by Women's Relief Corps 9, auxiliary to the post, gave it to Zephyr Post 118, American Legion, first veterans group to organize after the GAR disbanded.
 
Erected 1979 by Pasco County Board of County Commissioners and Pasco County Historical Preservation Committee.
 
Location. 28° 14.13′ N, 82° 10.824′ W. Marker is in Zephyrhills, Florida, in Pasco County. Marker is on 8th Street just north of 6th Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on the wall near the front door. Building is now the Zephyrhills American Legion. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5340 8th Street, Zephyrhills FL 33542, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oakside Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Zephyrhills Depot (approx. 0.8 miles away); Zephyrhills Railroad Depot (approx. 0.8 miles away); Zephyrhills Army Airfield (approx.
GAR Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 27, 2015
2. GAR Hall Marker
On wall by door of the Zephyrhills American Legion
1.1 miles away); Hercules Powder Company Camp #39 (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Great Endurance Run (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Tucker Cemetery (approx. 4.3 miles away); Prospect Community (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Zephyrhills.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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