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Zephyrhills in Pasco County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

GAR Hall

 
 
GAR Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, December 27, 2015
1. GAR Hall Marker
Inscription.  Union Civil War veterans and townspeople constructed this largest frame building in the county about 1910 as a meeting place for Garfield Post 39, Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), and a community center. The city, as requested by Women's Relief Corps 9, auxiliary to the post, gave it to Zephyr Post 118, American Legion, first veterans group to organize after the GAR disbanded.
 
Erected 1979 by Pasco County Board of County Commissioners and Pasco County Historical Preservation Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 28° 14.13′ N, 82° 10.824′ W. Marker is in Zephyrhills, Florida, in Pasco County. Marker is on 8th Street just north of 6th Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on the wall near the front door. Building is now the Zephyrhills American Legion. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5340 8th Street, Zephyrhills FL 33542, 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. Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Oakside Cemetery
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(approx. half a mile away); Veterans Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Aaron W. Guynn (approx. 0.7 miles away); Zephyrhills Depot (approx. ¾ mile away); Zephyrhills Railroad Depot (approx. 0.8 miles away); A Harsh Green Desert (approx. 0.8 miles away); Zephyrhills Army Airfield (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zephyrhills.
 
GAR Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, December 27, 2015
2. GAR Hall Marker
On wall by door of the Zephyrhills American Legion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 12, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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