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Creation Date

7-5-2010

Building Name

Mandarin Store and Post Office, Mandarin Museum

Description

Walter Jones Store, Mandarin, Jacksonville, Fl.

The Mandarin Store and Post Office, officially known as the Mandarin Museum and also known as the Walter Jones Store and Post Office Museum, is a historic site in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. It is located at 12471 Mandarin Road. On October 1, 2001, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

The general store was in operation from 1911 until 1964, and is operated as a museum by the Mandarin Museum & Historical Society. The museum features some of the store's original furnishings and period memorabilia, and is open twice a month. Walter Jones, proprietor of the Mandarin Store and Post Office, moved his family to the homestead in the early 1900s and his family members occupied the property until 1992

Latitude, Longitude

30.16138, -81.658813

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Commercial buildings-Florida-Jacksonville; Walter Jones Store; General store; Post office; Mandarin Museum; Mandarin Museum & Historical Society; Walter Jones; Duval County (Fl.)

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