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17 Iconic Buildings to explore in Florida


Florida is distinctive for its large Cuban expatriate community and high population growth, as well as for its increasing environmental issues. The state's economy relies mainly on tourism, agriculture, and transportation, which developed in the late 19th century. Florida is also renowned for amusement parks, orange crops, winter vegetables, the Kennedy Space Center.

A.C. Freeman House
A.C. Freeman House311 W Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, USA

Punta Gorda, Florida owns A. C. Freeman House, which is leased to the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce. The building is open to the public.

Archer Historical Society Railroad Museum
Archer Historical Society Railroad Museum16994 SW 134th Ave, Archer, FL 32618, USA

Archer Historical Society Museum, located in an old railroad depot built before 1900, contains exhibits about the history of the area.

Cape Canaveral Space Force Station
Cape Canaveral Space Force StationCape Canaveral, FL 32920, USA

Space Launch Delta 45 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS) is an installation of the United States Space Force. CCSFS was the launch site for a number of American space exploration pioneers, including the first American earth satellite in 1958.

Clifford House
Clifford House536 N Bay St, Eustis, FL 32726, USA

The Clifford House is a historic home. The Clifford House was owned by G.D. Clifford, an early settler and local businessman. Clifford House is filled with period antiques and local history displays in each of its rooms.

DeBary Hall Historic Site
DeBary Hall Historic Site198 Sunrise Blvd, DeBary, FL 32713, USA

A historic site in DeBary is DeBary Hall. Various leisure activities were available, including swimming in the local springs, fishing, and hunting quail, deer, and alligators.

Floral City Heritage Museum
Floral City Heritage Museum8394 E Orange Ave, Floral City, FL 34436, USA

A museum in Floral City is the Floral City Heritage Hall Museum. It features two galleries, a library, a media centre, and a store.

Florida Citrus Tower
Florida Citrus Tower141 S Hwy 27, Clermont, FL 34711, USA

226 feet is the height of the Florida Citrus Tower. Citrus Tower has a coin drop where visitors can hear their coins drop to the bottom.

Hawthorne Historical Museum and Cultural Center
Hawthorne Historical Museum and Cultural Center7225 SE 221st St, Hawthorne, FL 32640, USA

Hawthorne Historical Museum & Cultural Center features exhibits illustrating the history of Hawthorne, particularly those relating to the military.

LPGA International
LPGA International1000 Champions Dr, Daytona Beach, FL 32124, USA

The LPGA International golf club features two 18-hole courses, Champions and Legends.

Mary McLeod Bethune House
Mary McLeod Bethune House640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, USA

Mary McLeod Bethune Home is a historic house on the Bethune-Cookman University campus. Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) was a prominent African-American educator and civil rights activist who lived there.

Matheson History Museum
Matheson History Museum513 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601, USA

Matheson History Museum building, formerly an American Legion hall, opened in 1994 as a museum

Micanopy Historical Society Museum
Micanopy Historical Society Museum607 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667, USA

Micanopy Historical Society was founded in 1983 after the Micanopy Historic District was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places by its nomination committee.

Panama City Center for the Arts
Panama City Center for the Arts19 E 4th St, Panama City, FL 32401, USA

There is an art centre in Panama City called the Panama City Center for the Arts, formerly known as the Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida.

Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium
Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium3000 NW 83 St Building X-129, Gainesville, FL 32606, USA

The Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium is a domed theatre with a 34-foot diameter in Gainesville, Florida. It seats 60 people and features two projection systems.

Seminole Rest
Seminole Rest207 River Rd, Oak Hill, FL 32759, USA

Seminole Rest is a historic site in Oak Hill, Florida. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 19, 1997.

Stetson Mansion
Stetson Mansion1031 Camphor Ln, DeLand, FL 32720, USA

In honour of the cowboy hat inventor John B. Stetson, the John B. Stetson House was built. Philadelphia architect George T. Pearson designed the house in 1886.

The Howey Mansion
The Howey Mansion1001 Citrus Ave, Howey-In-The-Hills, FL 34737, USA

Howey Mansion is a historic home. The mansion is named after William John Howey, who founded Howey in the Hills.

Map of Iconic Buildings to explore in Florida