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Wardlaw-Smith-Goza Conference Center

 
 
Wardlaw-Smith-Goza Conference Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, March 9, 2009
1. Wardlaw-Smith-Goza Conference Center Marker
Inscription.  The Wardlaw-Smith House was acquired by Mr. and Mrs. William M. Goza in January, 1978 in a state of disrepair. It was meticulously restored and landscaped by them under the supervision of Dawson Rutherford, Master Contractor. Mr. and Mrs. Goza donated the property to The University of Florida Foundation in December, 1983, and it was acquired for the use of the North Florida Junior College, designated as the Wardlaw-Smith-Goza Conference Center at the dedication ceremonies October 23, 1988.
 
Erected 1990 by Madison County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducationWomen.
 
Location. 30° 28.171′ N, 83° 24.932′ W. Marker is in Madison, Florida, in Madison County. Marker is on West Base Street (U.S. 90), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison FL 32340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wardlaw-Smith House (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Hickstown Baptist Church (within shouting distance
Two Wardlaw-Smith Markers close together image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, March 9, 2009
2. Two Wardlaw-Smith Markers close together
of this marker); First Baptist Church 1898 Sanctuary (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Mary's Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); City of Madison (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Four Freedoms Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dial-Goza House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seminole Indian War Blockhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Wardlaw-Smith House image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, March 9, 2009
3. Wardlaw-Smith House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2009, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,317 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2009, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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