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Floral City in Citrus County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Historic Duval House

Constructed 1865-66

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, July 2, 2017
1. The Historic Duval House Marker
Inscription. This house is the oldest surviving residential structure in Citrus County. It was purchased in 2012 by the Duval Preservation Trust, a non-profit institution organized for the purpose of restoration and preservation of this historic gem. Tax deductible donations and sponsorships to help in this endeavor are most welcome.

If you are interested, and for further information, please contact Trust financial officer H.D. Bassett at 352-341-0064, or by email at ixhdb@ix.netcom.com
 
Location. 28° 45.014′ N, 82° 17.666′ W. Marker is in Floral City, Florida, in Citrus County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Orange Ave. (County Road CR48) and S. Floral City Rd., on the right on E. Orange Ave.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8360 E. Orange Ave., Floral City FL 34436, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Historic Duval House (a few steps from this marker); Historic Floral City (approx. 0.4 miles away); What Lies Ahead (approx. ¾ mile away); Mile Posts (approx. 1.3 miles away); A Costly Florida War (approx. 3.9

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By Brandon D Cross, July 2, 2017
2. The Historic Duval House Marker
miles away); Fort Cooper (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Great Train Wreck of 1956 (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Battle of Wahoo Swamp (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Floral City.
 
Regarding The Historic Duval House. Built by Confederate veteran John Paul Formy-Duval, this large two-story Classical Revival Style home with porches on both floors is the oldest home in Citrus County.
 
Categories. ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers
 
The Duval House image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 2, 2017
3. The Duval House
The Historic Duval House image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon
4. The Historic Duval House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.   4. submitted on June 23, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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