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Dr. Phillips House

 
 
Dr. Phillips House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 16, 2017
1. Dr. Phillips House Marker
Inscription.  
This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
 
Location. 28° 32.148′ N, 81° 22.561′ W. Marker is in Orlando, Florida, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from North Lucerne Circle East 0.1 miles west of Delaney Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted directly on the subject building, at waist-level on the brick steps at the left side of the front entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 North Lucerne Circle East, Orlando FL 32801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bumby Hardware (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sperry Fountain (approx. half a mile away); Orange County 9-11 Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Rosalind Club (approx. half a mile away); Orlando’s Round Building (approx. half a mile away); Orange County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Lynching of July Perry / Racial Violence in America
Dr. Phillips House Marker (<i>wide view; marker mounted on steps at left side of front entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 16, 2017
2. Dr. Phillips House Marker (wide view; marker mounted on steps at left side of front entrance)
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(approx. half a mile away); Mathew Robinson Marks (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orlando.
 
Regarding Dr. Phillips House. National Register of Historic Places #79000685 (1979)
 
Also see . . .  Dr. P. Phillips House. This historic house was once the residence of Doctor Philip Phillips (1874-1959), Florida's first orange juice baron. The home was built in 1893 by Colonel Peleg Peckham, a promoter of the nearby Winter Park, as a wedding present for his daughter. The house is a well-preserved example of Shingle Style architecture and the only such structure remaining in Orlando. Dr. Phillips purchased the property in 1912 and lived here until his death in 1959. He made his fortune in the citrus fields, selling fresh orange juice locally before producing and popularizing frozen juice that could be shipped well beyond Florida. The property is now operated as a bed and breakfast. (Submitted on April 15, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Dr. Phillips House image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 16, 2017
3. Dr. Phillips House
Dr. Phillips House Interior: Victorian Stairwell image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 16, 2017
4. Dr. Phillips House Interior: Victorian Stairwell
Dr. Phillips House Interior: Antique Desk image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 16, 2017
5. Dr. Phillips House Interior: Antique Desk
Dr. Phillips House 1893 Plaque (<i>mounted on steps at right side of front entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 16, 2017
6. Dr. Phillips House 1893 Plaque (mounted on steps at right side of front entrance)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 15, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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