Bartow in Polk County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Swearingen - Langford House
690 E. Church St.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
Location. 27° 53.9′ N, 81° 50.284′ W. Marker is in Bartow, Florida, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of East Church Street and North Oak Avenue, on the left when traveling east on East Church Street. The marker is mounted on the front of the home, to the left when facing the front door. A NRHP plaque is mounted on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 690 East Church Street, Bartow FL 33830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Polk County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Fort Blount (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic L. B. Brown House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mann Manor Evergreen & Palm Cemeteries (approx. 1.1 miles away); Union Academy High School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Memorial for Austin C. Welch (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fort Carroll (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bartow.
Regarding Swearingen - Langford House. The home is a two-story, red brick, Colonial revival structure with a large ionic portico. It was listed with the National Register of Historic Places under the name "John J. Swearingen House" in 1982 (ref #82002379), and became a Contributing Property to the Northeast Bartow Residential District when the district was added to the National Register in 1993.
The home is a private residence.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 643 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 29, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.