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Building Name

Fessenden Academy

Historic District

Old Fessenden Academy Historic District


Fessenden Academy 2, Ocala, Fl.

The Old Fessenden Academy Historic District (also known as Fessenden Elementary School) is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on September 29, 1994). It is located on the outskirts of Ocala, Florida, between Martin and Zuber. The address is 4200 Northwest 90th Street. It covers 150 acres (0.61 km2), and has 3 buildings and 1 structure.

Housed in a beautiful coquina rock building, Fessenden Elementary School has a rich history. A school has existed at the current location since 1868, when Fessenden was founded as a private academy for African-American students. Fessenden currently serves a large, rural area in the northwest area of Marion County.

Contributing Building - Old Fessenden Academy Historic District - National Register of Historic Places NRIS #94001141

Latitude, Longitude

29.28119444, -82.16348611

Rights Statement


Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Fessenden Academy; Fessenden Elementary School; Coquina rock building; Historic district; Marion County (Fl.); Schools --- Florida --- Ocala --- Marion County.; Images


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