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Crestview in Okaloosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bush House

 
 
Bush House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 29, 2020
1. Bush House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1925-26 for Lorenza Bush, supervisor of L&N railroad tracks, used as residence, storm shelter and boarding house
 
Erected 2020 by Crestview Historic Preservation Board.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 30° 45.374′ N, 86° 34.174′ W. Marker is in Crestview, Florida, in Okaloosa County. Marker is at the intersection of South Wilson Street and Martin Luther King Jr Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Wilson Street. Located at Elder Services Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 198 S Wilson St, Crestview FL 32536, 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. Okaloosa County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Okaloosa County (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Okaloosa County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Concord Lodge No. 50 F & AM (approx. 0.4 miles away); Crestview Lodge #364 F&AM PHA (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Bush House and marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 29, 2020
2. Bush House and marker.
Now used for Elder Services and Okaloosa County Senior Center.
Carver-Hill H.S. (approx. half a mile away); Old Bethel Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crestview.
 
Additional comments.
1. Changes coming to the building.
Renovations are planned that include turning the building into a multipurpose house with the continuation of Elder Services, along with adding offices for the Crestview Main Street Association board and a Crestview museum.
    — Submitted December 30, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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