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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Eustis, Florida

 
Clickable Map of Lake County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Lake County, FL (47) Marion County, FL (54) Orange County, FL (103) Osceola County, FL (15) Polk County, FL (87) Seminole County, FL (107) Sumter County, FL (58) Volusia County, FL (324)  LakeCounty(47) Lake County (47)  MarionCounty(54) Marion County (54)  OrangeCounty(103) Orange County (103)  OsceolaCounty(15) Osceola County (15)  PolkCounty(87) Polk County (87)  SeminoleCounty(107) Seminole County (107)  SumterCounty(58) Sumter County (58)  VolusiaCounty(324) Volusia County (324)
Location of Eustis, Florida
    Lake County (47)
    Marion County (54)
    Orange County (103)
    Osceola County (15)
    Polk County (87)
    Seminole County (107)
    Sumter County (58)
    Volusia County (324)
 
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1Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Alice B. McClelland Bandshell
Originally built in 1926 facing Magnolia Avenue, relocated to present site and enlarged in 1936, refurbished in 1992, placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior, June 23, 1994.Map (db m166230) HM
2Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Battle of the Bulge Memorial
In memory of the soldiers and Army nurses from the Golden Triangle Area who participated in the Battle of the Bulge, 16 December 1944 through 25 January 1945 in Belgium and Luxembourg. This major conflict with the German armies is regarded as the . . . Map (db m166537) HM WM
3Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Boat Works — Eustis Lake Walk
Custom boat building was one of the early businesses in Eustis. Bassett Boats Works, founded in 1926, constructed some of the first outboard powered cabin cruisers and the first powered glass-bottom boats famous at Silver Springs. Pilings from this . . . Map (db m166237) HM
4Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Clifford House — Eustis Lake Walk
Completed in 1911, this large neo-classical house is constructed of Florida cypress. Originally home to Guilford D. Clifford, one of the town’s earliest settlers and businessmen, this is now headquarters of the Eustis Historical Museum and . . . Map (db m166241) HM
5Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Dr. Edgar J. Banks — "A Real Indiana Jones"
Born May 23, 1866 in Sunderland, Massachusetts, Dr. Banks was educated at Amherst College and Harvard. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Breslau in Archeology and Semitic Studies and was a prolific author and writer. He was appointed an . . . Map (db m166233) HM
6Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Entrance Names — Eustis Lake Walk
The four streets leading to the entrance ramps of the Lake Walk are named Bates, Hazzard, Gottsche, and Clifford. Charles H. Bates, Joseph De V. Hazzard, Augustus Gottsche, and Guilford D. Clifford were elected to the first Town Council after the . . . Map (db m166239) HM
7Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Ferran Park
Constructed from 95,000 cubic yards of fill and a concrete bulkhead in 1921, named after local businessman E.L. Ferran, placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior,June 23, 1994Map (db m166232) HM
8Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Ferran Park — Eustis Lake Walk
Ferran Park was formed in 1921 from sand pumped from the bottom of Lake Eustis and retained by a bulkhead constructed at the waters’ edge. It was named for E.L. Ferran, a pioneer businessman and civic leader. In 1994 the park was placed on the . . . Map (db m166236) HM
9Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Flagpole Dedicated March 3, 2001 — To Honor All Veterans
Special thanks to Florida Hospital Waterman • United Southern Bank • Golden Triangle V.F.W. Post 8087 • Harden-Pauli Funeral Home • Bank First • Neil Fischer Realty • Regina & Richard DeMarco & Family • Merrilyn & Daniel DiVenanzo & Family • Rick . . . Map (db m166549) WM
10Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Lake County Service Memorial — November 11, 1992
This memorial is to honor the loving memory of the service Men and Women of Lake County, Florida, both living and dead, whose services and supreme sacrifices in the cause of liberty gives us the full meaning of patriotism. This memorial made . . . Map (db m166541) WM
11Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Lake Eustis — Eustis Lake Walk
Lake Eustis was named for Colonel Abraham Eustis, First Commander of U.S. Army forces in Florida. The city of Eustis was briefly named Lake Eustis, but the word “Lake” was dropped in 1883 when the town was incorporated. The lake is about . . . Map (db m166238) HM
12Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Memorial Band Shell — Eustis Lake Walk
The Alice B. McClelland Memorial Band Shell in Ferran Park was built in 1926 by William S. McClelland in memory of his wife. One of two historic Florida band shells still standing, it was restored in 1992 and named to the National Register of . . . Map (db m166235) HM
13Florida (Lake County), Eustis — On The Waterfront — Eustis Lake Walk
The lakefront was the hub of early Eustis. Businesses, Eustis Park, the railroad station, bathing beaches, marinas and public docks brought people to the waterfront. Boating activities of every sort from pleasure cruises to regattas were popular. . . . Map (db m166242) HM
14Florida (Lake County), Eustis — S.T.E. Pinkney — Teacher, Administrator, Commissioner, Mayor, Humanitarian
Born in Tallahassee, 1916. Graduated from Florida A&M University, 1937, BS Degree. Continued his career as Principal of J.R.E. Lee High School, Wildwood and then at Carver Heights High School, Eustis. Recognized for his efforts to improve . . . Map (db m166231) HM
15Florida (Lake County), Eustis — The Clifford House — Built 1910-1911
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m166234) HM
16Florida (Lake County), Eustis — The Pavilion — Eustis Lake Walk
By 1912 a building called The Pavilion had been constructed on pilings in Lake Eustis. A pier 250 feet long connected it to shore where Clifford/MacDonald Street ended. The Pavilion served as a community center where parties, dances, and band . . . Map (db m166240) HM
17Florida (Lake County), Eustis — Woman's Club of Eustis Building — National Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior August 5, 1991Map (db m166527) HM
 
May. 15, 2021