Dade City in Pasco County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Dade City Grammar School
Renamed in 1973 in memory of Rodney B. Cox, Superintendent of Schools and former principal, the school occupies part of the farm homesteaded by John C. Overstreet in the 1880s. Overstreet's home, oldest surviving structure in Pasco County, later served as janitor's residence. It was moved to the Pioneer Florida Museum in 1978.
Erected 1998 by The Pasco Board of County Commissioners and The Pasco County Historical Preservation Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
Location. 28° 22.129′ N, 82° 11.624′ W. Marker is in Dade City, Florida, in Pasco County. Marker is at the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and 12th Street, on the left when traveling east on Martin Luther King Boulevard. Marker is mounted by the front door of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37615 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Dade City FL 33523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Price Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jones' Nursing Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Whitehouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pasco County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Church Street Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dade City.
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