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Maps, plans and drawings of historic Tallahassee and Leon County, 1885-1989.
Restricted: Any building plans, blueprints, schematic drawings, or diagrams of government facilities or structures in this series are exempt from public disclosure as per Florida Statutes Chapter 119.071 (Chapter 2002-67, Laws of Florida, HB 735, 2002). This restriction does not apply to facilities or structures that no longer exist.
Terms Governing Use:
The Division of Historical Resources was created in 1986 (Ch. 86-183, Laws), assuming some of the functions of the Division of Archives, History, and Records Management. The Division is mandated to preserve and protect Florida's history. The Division includes the Bureau of Historic Preservation, the Bureau of Archaeological Research, the Museum of Florida History, and the Florida Folklife programs. The Bureaus of Historic Preservation and Archaeological Research assist in protecting and documenting the state's historic buildings, properties, and archeological sites. The Museum of Florida History preserves, exhibits, and interprets, while Florida Folklife is preserved by various programs throughout the state.
This series contains oversize maps, plans, drawings, and aerial photographs collected by the Historic Tallahassee Preservation Board to support its efforts to document and preserve historic sites and properties in Tallahassee and Leon County. Subjects include the Old Capitol, the Union Bank, historic neighborhoods and historic houses. Approximately half of the items deal with the demolition, restoration, and rebuilding of the 1902 "Old Capitol" and with the preservation and restoration of the Union Bank. This includes the Final Restoration Plans for the Old Capitol as well as the various demolition plans and drawings.
Many of the maps document the changes which have taken place in Tallahassee and Leon County over the previous 150 years. Of particular interest are maps of the various plantations and large landowners in Leon County, such as Southwood and Luna. Also included are plans and drawings for various historic houses in downtown Tallahassee, including the Tabb House, Walker Martin House, and the Governor Martin Estate.
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Historic sites Florida Historic preservation Florida --Tallahassee
Maps. aat Plans (drawings) aat Architectural records. aat
Tallahassee (Fla.) Leon County (Fla.)
Old Capitol (Tallahassee, Fla.)
Union Bank of Florida (Tallahassee, Fla.)