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Osceola in Mississippi County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Florida Brothers Building

 
 
Florida Brothers Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
1. Florida Brothers Building Marker
Inscription.  Thomas J. Florida established the Florida Brothers Company in 1926, supplying farm and home loans to families along the Cotton Highway. Mr. Florida built this Art Deco-influenced structure in 1935, featuring Indiana limestone. The building subsequently became home for the Gibson Law Firm.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 35° 42.169′ N, 89° 58.24′ W. Marker is in Osceola, Arkansas, in Mississippi County. Marker is on West Hale Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Osceola AR 72370, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. WPA Post Office (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi County Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Veterans of Mississippi County (within shouting distance of this marker); William J. Driver (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Post Office Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mississippi County Court House
Florida Brothers Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
2. Florida Brothers Building
(about 300 feet away); Coston Building (about 300 feet away); Mississippi County Courthouse (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Osceola.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 679 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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