Historical Reports

Florida's History Through Its Places

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Baker County

30 - Macclenny
Macclenny OLD BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE 14 W. McIver St. 1908. Colonial Revival. Edward C. Hosford, architect. 2 stories, red brick, pyramidal roof surmounted by a cupola with 4 clocks. Architect designed a number of courthouses in Georgia and Florida. Built during the time the county's agriculture became commercially valuable and prosperity had increased. Public. N.R. 1986.

31 - Vicinity of Olustee
Vicinity of Olustee OLUSTEE BATTLEFIELD (Battle of Ocean Pond). 2 mi. E of Olustee on U.S. 90. 1864. On February 18, 1864, a Union force of approximately 5000 met a Confederate force of roughly the same number defending positions around Ocean Pond. Union forces withdrew after sustaining an estimated 1900 casualties. Confederate losses were 946. The major Civil War battle fought in Florida. Museum. Public. N.R. 1970.

32 - Vicinity of Sanderson
Vicinity of Sanderson BURNSED BLOCKHOUSE FL. 127, 15 mi. N of Sanderson. 1837. Frame Vernacular. 2 stories, kitchen detached, peepholes and openings in wall to fire rifles from. An example of an early frontier Florida home. One of the finest examples of a hand-hewn structure in the state. Public. N.R. 1973.

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