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

Memorial Band Shell

Eustis Lake Walk

 
 
Memorial Band Shell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 4, 2021
1. Memorial Band Shell Marker
Inscription.  
The Alice B. McClelland Memorial Band Shell in Ferran Park was built in 1926 by William S. McClelland in memory of his wife. One of two historic Florida band shells still standing, it was restored in 1992 and named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 28° 51.356′ N, 81° 41.179′ W. Marker is in Eustis, Florida, in Lake County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Bay Street (Florida Route 19) and West Clifford Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is mounted on the east-side railing along the Eustis Lake Walk, about 60 yards west of North Bay Street and 60 yards north of West Clifford Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eustis FL 32726, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ferran Park (here, next to this marker); Boat Works (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lake Eustis (about 300 feet away); Alice B. McClelland Bandshell (about 400 feet away); Flagpole Dedicated March 3, 2001
Memorial Band Shell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 4, 2021
2. Memorial Band Shell Marker
(about 500 feet away); Lake County Service Memorial (about 500 feet away); Battle of the Bulge Memorial (about 500 feet away); Entrance Names (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eustis.
 
Regarding Memorial Band Shell. National Register of Historic Places #94000625. Also a contributing property in the Eustis Commercial Historic District, NRHP #05000654. The Alice B. McClelland Memorial Band Shell is located in Ferran Park, about 400 feet south of this marker.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Eustis Lake Walk
 
Also see . . .
1. Alice B. McClelland Memorial Bandshell. City of Eustis website entry:
Financed by William S. McClelland, a local banker, businessman, and civic leader. He constructed the bandshell in honor of his wife, Alice, and donated it to the City. The structure is a good example of parabolic acoustical design and one of the two remaining historic bandshells in Florida. (Submitted on February 5, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. National Register of Historic Places Nomination. National Register Digital Assets PDF (Submitted on February 5, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Memorial Band Shell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 4, 2021
3. Memorial Band Shell Marker
(looking north • marker is mounted on the Eustis Lake Walk railing, on the right [east] side of the gazebo)
 
 
Alice B. McClelland Memorial Band Shell image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, February 4, 2021
4. Alice B. McClelland Memorial Band Shell
(located in Ferran Park, about 400 feet south of this marker)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 5, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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