Site of the First Gadsden County Courthouse

Site of the First Gadsden County Courthouse (HM1DRB)

Location: Quincy, FL 32351 Gadsden County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 35.152', W 84° 35.857'

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This antebellum home is related in style to the early Louisiana plantation houses of the lower Mississippi Valley. Designed to cope with the heat and dampness of the climate, its main living quarters were on the second floor. It rests on land once owned by Robert Forbes, first Gadsden County sheriff, whose house served as a county courthouse in the early 1820's. Later in the nineteenth century, the property passed into the hands of Hector and William Bruce, grandnephews of Forbes. In 1956, it was purchased by the Quincy Garden Club, and in 1972 was acquired by Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc. who undertook complete restoration.
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HM NumberHM1DRB
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Marker NumberF-199
Year Placed1972
Placed BySponsored by Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc, In cooperation with Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 4:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 730364 N 3386165
Decimal Degrees30.58586667, -84.59761667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 35.152', W 84° 35.857'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 35' 9.12" N, 84° 35' 51.42" W
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Area Code(s)850
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1640 W Jefferson St, Quincy FL 32351, US
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