Chattahoochee in Gadsden County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Officer's Quarters and Guard Room
This structure incorporates three of the arsenal's original buildings: an office, guard room, and officer's quarters. It later served as the hospital administrator's residence. The building features a two-story gallery ornamented by decorative brackets. Although portions of the gallery have been enclosed, the building retains much of its imposing historic appearance. Segments of the original perimeter wall are visible at both ends of this building.
Erected 2014 by Florida State Hospital The Department of Children and Families and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-810.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Landmarks • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
Location. 30° 42.388′ N, 84° 50.311′ W. Marker is in Chattahoochee, Florida, in Gadsden County. Marker is on Holly Drive, 0.2 miles north of West Washington Street (U.S. 90), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Holly Drive, Chattahoochee FL 32324, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Apalachicola Arsenal (approx. 0.4 miles away); United States Arsenal (1832-1861) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Ellicott's Observatory (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Scott Massacre (approx. 1.1 miles away); Nicolls' Outpost (approx. 1.2 miles away); Chattahoochee Landing Mound Group (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sneads (approx. 5.2 miles away); Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattahoochee.
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Also see . . . Explore Southern History article on the arsenal. (Submitted on December 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 663 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.