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Mount Dora in Lake County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John P. Donnelly House

 
 
John P. Donnelly House Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, March 11, 2014
1. John P. Donnelly House Marker
Inscription.  John P. Donnelly, a native of Pittsburg, came to Mount Dora in 1879. In 1881, he married Annie McDonald Stone, a prominent landholder in the community. Successful in a number of real estate and business ventures, Donnelly built this imposing Queen Anne style house in 1893. He was among the founders of the local yacht club, and served as the city's first mayor in 1910. In 1924, he sold the land for the park named for his wife, who had died in 1908. He died in 1930. The Donnelly House, now owned by Mount Dora Lodge #238, F.&A.M., was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on April 4, 1975.
 
Erected 1993 by Mount Dora Lodge No. 238, F. & A.M. in Cooperation with the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-344.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1865.
 
Location. 28° 48.061′ N, 81° 38.69′ W. Marker is in Mount Dora, Florida, in Lake County. Marker
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By PaulwC3, March 11, 2014
2. Wide view of the John P. Donnelly House Marker
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is on North Donnelly Street north of East Fifth Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 535 North Donnelly Street, Mount Dora FL 32757, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The World War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Dora Community Building (about 400 feet away); Old Mount Dora Post Office (about 400 feet away); Atlantic Coast Line Train Depot (about 700 feet away); The Rehbaum Warehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lakeside Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mount Dora Lawn Bowling Club (approx. ¼ mile away); Sonnentag Theater at the Icehouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Dora.
 
John P. Donnelly House (1893) image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, March 11, 2014
3. John P. Donnelly House (1893)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 666 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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