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Tavares in Lake County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lake County Courthouse

 
 
Lake County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 24, 2020
1. Lake County Courthouse 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 1922.
 
Location. 28° 48.115′ N, 81° 43.847′ W. Marker is in Tavares, Florida, in Lake County. Marker is on West Main Street just east of South Sinclair Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is mounted at eye-level, just to the right of the Lake County Courthouse main front entrance, facing West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 317 West Main Street, Tavares FL 32778, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of the Groveland Four (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of the Bulge Memorial (approx. 4˝ miles away); S.T.E. Pinkney (approx. 4˝ miles away); Ferran Park (approx. 4˝ miles away); Dr. Edgar J. Banks (approx. 4˝ miles away); Lake County Service Memorial
Lake County Courthouse Marker<br>(<i>tall view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 24, 2020
2. Lake County Courthouse Marker
(tall view)
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. 4˝ miles away); Flagpole Dedicated March 3, 2001 (approx. 4˝ miles away); Alice B. McClelland Bandshell (approx. 4˝ miles away).
 
Regarding Lake County Courthouse. National Register of Historic Places #98001199
 
Also see . . .
1. Old Lake County Courthouse (Florida) (Wikipedia). The Old Lake County Courthouse (constructed in 1922) is a historic courthouse in Tavares, Florida. On September 25, 1998, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The Lake County Historical Museum is located on the first floor of the courthouse. The museum's exhibits focus on the county's history and cultural heritage. (Submitted on February 24, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Lake County Historic Courthouse. The four story Classical Revival building has eight Ionic columns on the front. An unusual feature is the monument base of the flagpole, which is composed of stones from the native states and countries of Lake County citizens. (Submitted on February 24, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Lake County Courthouse Marker • <i>wide view<br>(marker visible just right of entrance)</i> image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 24, 2020
3. Lake County Courthouse Marker • wide view
(marker visible just right of entrance)
Lake County Courthouse (<i>northwest corner view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 24, 2020
4. Lake County Courthouse (northwest corner view)
Lake County Courthouse Semi-Centennial Flagpole Base image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 24, 2020
5. Lake County Courthouse Semi-Centennial Flagpole Base
Dedicated March 5, 1937.
Consisting of stones provided by citizens of Lake County, Florida, from their native states and countries.
Lake County Courthouse (<i>front/north side</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 24, 2020
6. Lake County Courthouse (front/north side)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 24, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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