Mount Dora in Lake County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Built in 1926
Erected 2002 by The Northeast Black History Committee and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-485.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. In addition, it is included in the Rosenwald Schools 🎓 series list.
Location. 28° 48.623′ N, 81° 38.186′ W. Marker is in Mount Dora, Florida, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of North Highland Street and East Jackson Avenue on North Highland Street. The marker is located in the fenced-in front yard of the Mt Dora Head Start. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1560 North Highland Street, Mount Dora FL 32757, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Witherspoon Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons, No. 111 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Dora Community Building (approx. ¾ mile away); The World War (approx. 0.8 miles away); John P. Donnelly House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Mount Dora Post Office (approx. 0.9 miles away); Atlantic Coast Line Train Depot (approx. one mile away); Lakeside Inn (approx. one mile away); Sonnentag Theater at the Icehouse (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Dora.
Also see . . .
1. Black academy's lessons live on in book - Orlando Sentinel. Black academy's lessons live on in book - Orlando Sentinel (Submitted on April 4, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Mount Dora, FL - Official Website - Historic Landmarks in the NECRA District. (Submitted on April 4, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.