Mount Dora in Lake County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Built in 1926
Erected 2002 by The Northeast Black History Committee and the Florida Department of State
Marker series. This marker is included in the Rosenwald Schools marker series.
Location. 28° 48.623′ N, 81° 38.186′ W. Marker is in Mount Dora, Florida, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of North Highland Street and East Jackson Avenue on North Highland Street. Touch for map. The marker is located in the fenced-in front yard of the Mt Dora Head Start. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1560 North Highland Street, Mount Dora FL 32757, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Witherspoon Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons, No. 111 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); John P. Donnelly House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Atlantic Coast Line Train Depot (approx. one mile away); Fort Mason (approx. 7.7 miles away); Dr. Howard A. Kelly Park (approx. 8.8 miles away); a different marker also named Dr. Howard A. Kelly Park (approx. 9.1 miles away); Oldest Masonic Lodge Building in Continuous Use in Florida (approx. 12˝ miles away); Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit (approx. 12˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Dora.
Also see . . .
1. Black academy's lessons live on in book - Orlando Sentinel. Black academy's lessons live on in book - Orlando Sentinel (Submitted on April 4, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Mount Dora, FL - Official Website - Historic Landmarks in the NECRA District. (Submitted on April 4, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 442 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.