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DeLand in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

DeLand Hall

Built 1884

 
 
DeLand Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 1, 2011
1. DeLand Hall Marker
Inscription.  The oldest building in Florida in continuous use for higher education and the first building on the Stetson University campus. Originally housed the library, chapel, classrooms, gymnasium and offices. Later used as women's residence, kindergarten, School of Music and the administrative center of campus. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1983.
 
Location. 29° 2.129′ N, 81° 18.202′ W. Marker is in DeLand, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on North Woodland Boulevard (U.S. 17/92) north of West Minnesota Avenue, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located on the campus of Stetson University, immediately south of the DeLand Hall building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Deland FL 32724, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Woman's Club of DeLand (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bell #8 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Opera House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Circa 1885 (approx.
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0.4 miles away); Early Grocery Stores (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Movie House (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Public Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in DeLand.
 
More about this marker. The marker is capped with the seal of Stetson University.
 
Regarding DeLand Hall. DeLand Hall (NRHP listing # 83001441) was built in the Stick-Eastlake architectural style by Henry A. DeLand, the founder of DeLand. He deeded the building to the university. The building is a contributing structure within the Stetson University Campus Historic District (a National Historic District).
 
DeLand Hall NRHP Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 1, 2011
2. DeLand Hall NRHP Plaque
This Property Has Been
Placed On The
National Register
Of Historic Places
By The United States
Department of the Interior

DeLand Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 1, 2011
3. DeLand Hall
The NRHP marker is mounted to the right of the doors.
DeLand Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 1, 2011
4. DeLand Hall
Seal of Stetson University image. Click for full size.
Photographed By AGS Media, August 1, 2011
5. Seal of Stetson University
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 3, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 576 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 3, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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