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Creation Date

9-7-2009

Historic District

Stetson University Campus Historic District

Description

Stetson Flagler Hall 2, Deland, FL. Flagler Hall was financed by railway magnate Henry M. Flagler, who also built hotels down the east coast of Florida.
Flagler himself dictated its Mediterranean style, which he used for several other projects. Arched window openings and terra cotta cast Mediterranean ornamentation are major features. The main entrance features a broken pediment and bust of Benjamin Franklin in an elaborate arch surround of cast terra cotta. On the second story, over the entrance, is a recessed balcony with ornamented terra cotta columns, and over the third is a monumental tablet breaking the roofline.
Contributing Building - Stetson University Campus Historic District - National Register of Historic Places NRIS #91000244. It was built ca 1902 and designed by Architect: William Charles Hays

Latitude, Longitude

29.03395, -81.303543

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; College campuses; College buildings; Historic buildings; Stetson University,Flagler Hall; Henry M. Flagler; William Charles Hays-- architect; Mediterranean style-- architecture

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