Bagdad in Santa Rosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Architecture of Bagdad
The Thompson House
Among the oldest houses in Bagdad is the Thompson House, located at 4620 Forsyth Street. Built in the late 1850s by Benjamin W. Thompson, the house is a fine example of the Greek Revival style. Of particular note are the door facings on the interior of the house, which are in the Egyptian Revival Temple of Luxor design. In October 1864 Union troops
Left, bottom: Thompson House, 1850s
Center: Saltbox style
Right, top: First Methodist Church, Gothic Revival Style
Right, middle: Double house in Bagdad
Right, bottom: Duplex in Bagdad
Erected 2016 by the Bagdad Waterfronts Florida Partnership, Inc.
Location. 30° 36.293′ N, 87° 1.976′ W. Marker is in Bagdad, Florida, in Santa Rosa County. Marker can be reached from Main Street 0.1 miles from Forsyth Street. Touch for map. Located within the Bagdad Mill Site Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6953 Main Street, Bagdad FL 32530, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bagdad After the Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Bagdad Mill Site Park (within shouting distance of this marker); A New Century (within shouting distance of this marker); The Longleaf Pine (within shouting distance of this marker); Animals Along the Blackwater River (within shouting distance of this marker); Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Early History of Bagdad (about 400 feet away); Working for the Company (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bagdad.
Categories. • Architecture • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers •
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