Pat Munroe House

Pat Munroe House (HM1ICD)

Location: Quincy, FL 32351 Gadsden County
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N 30° 35.299', W 84° 34.462'

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Mark Welch, "Mr. Pat Munroe" built the Pat Munroe House for his first wife, Edith Adelaide Walker, in 1893. The couple had 10 children before her death in 1896. Mr. Pat later married Mary Frances Gray in 1912. Eight children were born from this union. Mr. Pat was the son of William Munroe, an immigrant from Inverness, Scotland. Serving for 50 years as president of the Quincy State Bank, Mr. Pat was reguarded as a prominent and respected businessman. His family occupied the house until 1972, after which John Welch Bates , a grandson of Mr. Pat, purchased the home from the estate of Mary C. Munroe. The home was then donated to the City of Quincy. The Quincy Garden Club has leased the home since that time. The Pat Munroe House is built of heart of pine in an unadorned Victorian style. Notable features of the house include stained glass windows, sculptured mantels, and plaster ceiling medallions. The basic structure of the house has not changed since 1893. The grounds, however, have gone from a farm-like atmosphere with chickens , a cow and vegetable garden , to a well landscaped area with camillias, azealeas and other plants of interest.
A Florida Heritage Site
Marker NumberF-630
Year Placed2008
Placed ByThe City of Quincy and the Florida Department of State
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Date Added Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 732588 N 3386484
Decimal Degrees30.58831667, -84.57436667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 35.299', W 84° 34.462'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 35' 17.94" N, 84° 34' 27.72" W
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Area Code(s)850
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-256 US-90, Quincy FL 32351, US
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