DeLand in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected by the West Volusia Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Florida, West Volusia Historical Society marker series.
Location. 29° 1.673′ N, 81° 18.201′ W. Marker is in DeLand, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on South Woodland Boulevard (U.S. 17/92) south of New York Avenue (State Road 44). Touch for map. The marker is mounted on the side of the building. Marker is in this post office area: Deland FL 32724, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miller-Fish Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Circa 1883 Dreka Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilcox Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Haven Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Landis-Fish Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Commercial Store (about 400 feet away); First Public Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in DeLand.
Regarding Dreka Building. Before moving to this site, George Dreka's store got its start at another location nearby which is commemorated with its own historical marker. (See nearby marker: "First Commercial Store")
The Dreka Building is also known as One DeLand Plaza and the James H. Ford Building.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 15, 2011, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.