Marianna in Jackson County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Russ House
In 1995, the family deeded the home to the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, who rehabilitated it as the Chamber of Commerce headquarters between 1996 and 2000. The Russ House Commons, completed in 2000, reunites the home with its original frontage.
The house is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Erected 2000 by the Chipola Historical Trust.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
Location. 30° 46.646′ N, 85° 14.167′ W. Marker is in Marianna, Florida, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Street (U.S. 90) and Russ Street, on the right when traveling west on Lafayette Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4318 Lafayette Street, Marianna FL 32446, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Fighting at Ely Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); The West End Community (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ely-Criglar House (about 400 feet away); The Holden House (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Luke's Churchyard (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the Battle of Marianna (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gilmore Academy - Jackson County Training School (approx. 0.4 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marianna.
Also see . . . The Ghosts of the Russ House. (Submitted on June 4, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 564 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on June 5, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 4, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.