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The Matheson House of Gainesville, Florida-Sheltering the Past

Murray D. Laurie

The Matheson House of Gainesville, Florida-Sheltering the Past

by Murray D. Laurie

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Published by Alachua Pr Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11747404M
    ISBN 100967278821
    ISBN 109780967278827
    OCLC/WorldCa52617255

    This page lists places in the Gainesville, Florida area which are great to visit on rainy days. The Hawthorne Historical Museum is dedicated to "Celebrating the Past" and invite you to visit us on Learn more! SE st Street, Hawthorne, FL, () Kika Silva Pla Planetarium. Matheson Museum.   A new exhibit at the Matheson History Museum looks at a year period of architecture that helped shape Gainesville into the city it has become. Anyone familiar with Gainesville already knows about the city's most notable historic structures, including the Thomas Center, the Hippodrome Theatre (formerly the U.S. Post Office) and the many iconic red-brick buildings on the UF campus

    The house contains pine beams more than feet long. Matheson House The second oldest surviving house in Gainesville, it was occupied continuously by the Matheson family from to before becoming a house museum. The Matheson family included a prominent merchant, a long-time mayor of the city and a leading club woman. Book a Hotel near Gainesville Raceway, Gainesville. Wander Wisely with the Travelocity Price Match Guarantee Duck Pond House. Gainesville, FL a place where history comes to life to tell stories from the past. A day touring Matheson Historical Center is a wonderful way to be alone with your thoughts in a relaxed setting.

      The Alachua County Historic Trust: Matheson Museum, Inc. preserves and interprets the history of Alachua County, and endeavors to make local history more meaningful to residents and visitors, through exhibitions, public programs, publications, and maintaining collections of books, documents, and material culture that relate to the area's past.   The Matheson Home. The Matheson Museum brings to life the history of Gainesville, Alachua County and North Florida. Fascinating Alachua County history ranging from the earliest Timucuan tribes through the 20 th century is well presented. Your visit includes the Matheson and Tison Tool Museums, as well as one of Gainesville’s oldest historical.


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The Matheson House of Gainesville, Florida-Sheltering the Past by Murray D. Laurie Download PDF EPUB FB2

Located in the heart of historic downtown Gainesville, the Matheson History Museum is home to the Matheson House, permanent and temporary exhibits on Alachua County and Florida history, and a local history library and archives filled with resources for the researcher and the curious alike.

More information on the Matheson House and the Matheson family is available in Murray Laurie’s book, “The Matheson House Florida-Sheltering the Past book Gainesville, Florida: Sheltering the Past.” Copies are available in the Matheson’s research library. The Matheson House of Gainesville, Florida-Sheltering the Past [Laurie, Murray D.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Matheson House of Gainesville, Florida-Sheltering the PastAuthor: Murray D. Laurie. The Matheson house of Gainesville, Florida: sheltering the past by Murray Laurie Retrospections: NovemberGainesville, FL by A. Quinn Jones The Thomas Center: an. Miller's Gainesville, Florida, city directory - v.

6 () Miller's Gainesville, Florida, city directory - v. 9 () History [edit | edit source] History of Gainesville, Florida, Index; The Matheson house of Gainesville, Florida sheltering the past Includes bibliographical The Matheson House of Gainesville and index. Repositories [edit. One of the many ways that Matheson staff works to share Alachua County's history with the community is through articles in local and regional publications.

Books Sheltering the Past: The Matheson House of Gainesville, Florida by Murray Laurie, Alachua Press, A Tour Guide to the Past: Historic Alachua County and Old Gainesville by Ben. As Murray Laurie writes in The Matheson House of Gainesville, Florida: Sheltering the Past (Alachua Press, ), the Matheson and Company store.

Location East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL Hours Due to COVID the museum is closed to the public until further notice. Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm FREE Admission Accessibility The museum has an ADA accessible ramp and restrooms.

There is one wheelchair accessible parking spot in the museum's parking lot. All exhibits and programs are located in. Book TV C-SPAN2 On Sunday, MaBook TV filmed at the Matheson the launch of Dr.

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Walk, bike, or drive around downtown and learn about the history of Gainesville, Florida with the convenience of your cell phone.

This cell phone tour is produced by the Matheson History Museum, Y-Not Theatre, and Tone Control Studio. It was the old patriarch’s daughter, Augusta Florida, who married J.D.

Matheson and came here to Gainesville in to take up residence in this small wooden house on the banks of Sweetwater Creek. Completed inthe Matheson House is one of the oldest residences in Gainesville.

James Douglas Matheson, a merchant from South Carolina, built the house and resided in it before passing it down to his son who became the mayor of Gainesville. His wife, Sarah, helped form the Alachua County Historical Society and co-founded the creation of.

The Matheson is tucked away off University Avenue, a block down from the main library, parking (free) on the side. The curator is friendly and the exhibits are interesting, with an entire air of welcome/ TripAdvisor reviews.

The Matheson History Museum preserves and interprets the history of Alachua County and its environs. The museum complex includes the museum in the former American Legion Hall, the Matheson House, the Tison Tool Barn and the Matheson Library & Archives (in the former Melting Pot building).

- The Matheson History Museum is located in the former American Legion Hall, built inand houses temporary exhibitions that explore Florida's history and / TripAdvisor reviews. Its neighbors include the public library, the Matheson Museum and historic Matheson House, and the Thelma Bolton Center.

One might consider this oasis of. Struggling to preserve Alachua County’s history yet little known to local residents, the museum, located at E. University Ave., works to make a bigger impact on the community.

Founded inGainesville has some truly incredible history. From its first Spanish settlers to the Civil War, the area is full of noteworthy landmarks.

See the past right before your eyes when you explore downtown or learn about it when you tour Gainesville, FL. Bailey made a deal with Lewis, according to Buchholz: If the site of the new town lost the courthouse, it would be called Lewisville, and if it gained the court house it would be called Gainesville.

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See more ideas about Gainesville, Gainesville florida, Past present future pins.- The Matheson History Museum showcases the history of Gainesville, Alachua County and surrounding environs.

The museum complex includes the main exhibit gallery, Library & Archives, Matheson House, Tison Tool Barn, and Sweetwater Park. The Matheson History Museum’s main exhibition gallery and Mary Ann Cofrin Exhibi.