Stetson University Campus Historic District

Roughly bounded by Michigan Ave., N. Florida Ave., W. University Ave. and a line S from N. Hayden Ave., DeLand, Florida

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Essay 

Henry A. DeLand

http://www.stetson.edu/other/about/history.php

Oct. 13, 1884- DeLand Hall (pictured) opens. The original cost of the building was $4,000. The first academic building at the DeLand campus, DeLand Hall today is the oldest building in Florida in continuous use for higher education.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 14, 1991
Reference number
91000244
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival
Areas of significance
Education; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
College; Single dwelling
Current function
College
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Significant year
1884
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 10
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1
Non-contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing objects: 1

Tags 

19th Century (36,350)
Brick (42,457)
Built 1884 (450)
Built during 1880s (6,133)
DeLand, Florida (9)
District (10,142)
Florida (1,784)
Have Street View (34,842)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,281)
Private owner (54,396)
Stone (26,162)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Volusia County, Florida (87)

Update Log 

  • October 6, 2015: Essay added by Dennis Charles

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