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

Dade City Grammar School

 
 
Dade City Grammar School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, May 14, 2013
1. Dade City Grammar School Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1926 as the Florida Land Boom ended, this Collegiate Gothic style building was financed by bonds of Special Tax School District No. 7. In 1934 it was conveyed to the Pasco County Board of Public Instruction.

Renamed in 1973 in memory of Rodney B. Cox, Superintendent of Schools and former principal, the school occupies part of the farm homesteaded by John C. Overstreet in the 1880s. Overstreet's home, oldest surviving structure in Pasco County, later served as janitor's residence. It was moved to the Pioneer Florida Museum in 1978.
 
Erected 1998 by The Pasco Board of County Commissioners and The Pasco County Historical Preservation Committee.
 
Location. 28° 22.129′ N, 82° 11.624′ W. Marker is in Dade City, Florida, in Pasco County. Marker is at the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and 12th Street, on the left when traveling east on Martin Luther King Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is mounted by the front door of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37615 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Dade City FL 33523, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church
Dade City Grammar School Entrance Detail image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, May 14, 2013
2. Dade City Grammar School Entrance Detail
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jones' Nursing Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Whitehouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pasco County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of World War II Prisoner of War Camp (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dade City Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dade City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2013, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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