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Horace Drew Mansion | Photo © 2011 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Dr. Horace Drew Mansion

Columbus Drew Sr. Columbus Drew Columbus Drew was born to British parents, Solomon Drew and Elizabeth Glyuas, on January 6, 1820, in Alexandria, Virginia. He grew up in Washington, D.C. where he...

Lincoln Memorial Park | Photo © 2018 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Lincoln Memorial Park

Kelsey Leroy Pharr Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery in Miami is considered by many to be Florida’s most significant predominantly African-American cemetery. Its roots date back to 1914, when Kelsey...

Jackson Rooming House | Photo © 2019 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Jackson Rooming House

  The building has a large number of supports to prevent it from collapsing The Jackson Rooming House located in Tampa began as a six-room cottage built by Moses and Sarah Jackson in 1901. Due to its...

Lee School | Photo © 2014 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Lee School

Lee School Lee School, also known as Leesburg High School and later known as the Lee Adult Education Center, is a historic school in Leesburg. The first schools in Leesburg were private institutions...

Plantation Paradise | Photo © 2018 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Plantation Paradise

  Plantation Paradise, 1960s postcard Born in Philadelphia in 1919, Harold “Jake” Emminger came to Florida during World War II as an Air Force captain stationed at MacDill Air Force Base...

Miami Women's Club | Photo © Bullet 2015, www.abandonedfl.com

Miami Women’s Club

  Miami Women’s Club, c. 1940. Courtesy of HistoryMiami Museum The Married Ladies’ Afternoon Club was organized in 1900, just four years after Miami was incorporated, and was presided...

Glades Correctional Institution | Photo © 2015 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Glades Correctional Institution

  Established in 1932 as Florida Prison Farm #2, inmates were sent here from Florida Prison Farm #2 in Raiford to grow fresh vegetables for state institutions. The name changed in 1951 to Glades...

Putnam Hotel | Photo © 2015 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Putnam Hotel

Deland Grove House Prior to the construction of the Putnam Hotel, the first hotel on this site was built in 1880 by Henry Addison DeLand, the city’s founder. Surrounded by fields of citrus...

Jones Brothers Furniture Company | Photo © 2016 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Jones Brothers Furniture Company

Jones Brothers Furniture Co. The Jones Brothers Furniture Company was founded in 1902, following the boom that occurred after the Great Fire of 1901. It was owned by W. G. and Michael K. Jones, who...

Jungleland Zoo | Photo © 2018 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Jungleland Zoo

  Photo Credit: Mykl Roventine, circa 1990s – Alligatorland Zoo was renamed to Jungleland Zoo in 1995, with many of the original remaining including the giant gator statue. Irlo Bronson...

Harder Hall | Photo © 2014 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Harder Hall

Author’s Note: The building is currently undergoing restoration. Trespassers are subject to fines and/or arrest. Harder Hall The Florida land boom of the 1920s was the state’s first real...

Kenansville School | Photo © 2011 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Kenansville School

Kenansville is a small community located just 12 miles north of Yeehaw Junction and 27 miles south of St. Cloud. It was given the name Kenansville after Mary Lily Kenan Flagler, the wife of Henry...

Miami Marine Stadium | Photo © 2014 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Miami Marine Stadium

Hilario Candela stands alongside the Marine Stadium during its construction, 1963. Spillis Candela DMJM Archives Designed by architect Hilario Candela, a 28-year-old recent immigrant from Cuba, the...

Ambassador Hotel | Photo © 2014 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Ambassador Hotel

The 310 West Church Street Apartments Known as the Ambassador Hotel, the six-story brick, and limestone building was built in 1924 and opened as the upscale 310 West Church Street Apartments...

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