“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Pierson, Florida

Clickable Map of Volusia County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Volusia County, FL (387) Brevard County, FL (315) Flagler County, FL (57) Lake County, FL (50) Marion County, FL (183) Orange County, FL (160) Putnam County, FL (54) Seminole County, FL (135)  VolusiaCounty(387) Volusia County (387)  BrevardCounty(315) Brevard County (315)  FlaglerCounty(57) Flagler County (57)  LakeCounty(50) Lake County (50)  MarionCounty(183) Marion County (183)  OrangeCounty(160) Orange County (160)  PutnamCounty(54) Putnam County (54)  SeminoleCounty(135) Seminole County (135)
DeLand is the county seat for Volusia County
Pierson is in Volusia County
      Volusia County (387)  
      Brevard County (315)  
      Flagler County (57)  
      Lake County (50)  
      Marion County (183)  
      Orange County (160)  
      Putnam County (54)  
      Seminole County (135)  
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1Florida (Volusia County), Pierson — Convict Cage WagonBarberville Pioneer Settlement
The convict cage wagon was used to transport prisoners who were leased to corporations for road work, timber harvesting and turpentining They were often chained together, as in this photo. The leasing program was abolished in Florida in 1923, . . . Map (db m135545) HM
2Florida (Volusia County), Pierson — H.L. Wynns’s CommissaryBarberville Pioneer Settlement
This 1900’s store served the turpentine operation at Bakersburg, just north of Pierson. It was moved to the Settlement in 1984 where it serves as the County Store. When the building was being moved, a piece of script used to purchase goods was . . . Map (db m135700) HM
3Florida (Volusia County), Pierson — Homemade Sugar Cane Syrup ProductionBarberville Pioneer Settlement
The process for sugarcane syrup production on farms in Florida has not changed that much for well over 100 years. It takes the cane a year to reach maturity and its peek sweetness along with a light frost in the fall generally in November to early . . . Map (db m135548) HM
4Florida (Volusia County), Pierson — Huntington Post OfficeBarberville Pioneer Settlement
Huntington was a small community located west of Crescent City and east of Lake George. After the railroad came through the area in 1885, the post office was built to accept mail for the community. It was donated and moved to . . . Map (db m135491) HM
5Florida (Volusia County), Pierson — Lewis Log CabinBarberville Pioneer Settlement
The log cabin is the only building at the settlement that is not original to Florida. Jim Lewis of Georgia built it in 1876. In 1992 his descendants purchased the cabin and sponsored it’s transportation and reconstruction. It is an excellent . . . Map (db m135521) HM
6Florida (Volusia County), Pierson — Midway Methodist ChurchBarberville Pioneer Settlement
Named Midway because Barberville was half way between Jacksonville and Tampa on the Methodist Minister’s circuit. The church was built in 1890. It served the community until 1964 and was donated to the Pioneer Settlement by the DeLand District of . . . Map (db m135539) HM
7Florida (Volusia County), Pierson — Old Barberville Central High School
(c. 1919)
— Barberville Pioneer Settlement —
A National Register of Historic Places Site Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts, Inc. Major Restoration Funding by County of Volusia, 2003 ECHO Grant Program State of Florida, Florida Department of State . . . Map (db m135703) HM
8Florida (Volusia County), Pierson — Pierson DepotBarberville Pioneer Settlement
In 1891 the Palatka & Indian River Railway was chartered to connect the Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West Railway at Palatka with the Florida Southern Railway at Sanford. This eliminated traffic on the St. Johns River. In 1885 this depot was built at . . . Map (db m135696) HM
9Florida (Volusia County), Pierson — Quarter's HouseBarberville Pioneer Settlement
Built in the 1920's, the house was moved from New Smyrna Beach in 1997. The shotgun style is indicative of the homes built to quarter workers in the Naval Stores Industry (turpentine). The structures were cheaply built and occupants frequently . . . Map (db m135594) HM
10Florida (Volusia County), Pierson — Settlement FirehouseBarberville Pioneer Settlement
Originally the Guenther Blacksmith Shop in DeLand, it was built in around 1900. The building served as the Settlement’s smithy until 1987 when it was re-purposed to serve as the Firehouse. It contains fire-fighting . . . Map (db m135443) HM
11Florida (Volusia County), Pierson — Swedish Pioneer MemorialBarberville Pioneer Settlement
During the post Civil Was era, numerous Swedish people came from northern states and directly from Sweden to settle and help develop the still largely wilderness area of central Florida. In 1868, John A. Bostrom, a native of Sweden’s Island . . . Map (db m135590) HM
12Florida (Volusia County), Pierson — Tomoka Turpentine StillBarberville Pioneer Settlement
The center of the turpentine camps, the still was used to process pine resin into turpentine and rosin. This still is the only known still open to the public in Florida. The Tomoka Land Company near Daytona Beach built the still in 1924. It was . . . Map (db m135501) HM
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Jul. 1, 2022