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Creation Date

12-30-2012

Building Name

Stewart-Merry House

Description

Stewart-Merry House Marker Micanopy FL

This marker is located In front of a rambling house in Micanopy.

The marker reads as:

" Oldest known house in town. In 1855 Dr. James A. Stewart built a two-room log cabin for his office, which was the beginning house. Additions were made, including second story and two sandrock chimneys. In 1917 John Merry added front porch with octagon. In remodeling, original hand-hewn logs and pegs were found in old construction."

Sponsored or placed by: John Alden Chapter Colonial Dames XVII Century, on 27 April, 1980.

Latitude, Longitude

29.50341944, -82.27966667

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Stewart-Merry House Marker; Stewart-Merry House; Dr. James A. Stewart; Alachua County (Fl.); Historical marker --- Florida --- Micanopy.

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