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The Ghost Town of Ellaville

George Franklin Drew The town of Ellaville was a once-thriving mill town founded in the 1860s by lumber magnate and Florida State Governor George F. Drew. George Franklin Drew was born on August 6...

Disston Sugar Mill | Photo © 2021 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Disston Sugar Mill

Hamilton Disston, c.1870 Hamilton Disston was an industrialist and lesser-known figure in Florida’s history who purchased four million acres of Florida land in 1881. His land purchase and...

Suwannee Springs | Photo © 2021 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Suwannee Springs

The first Suwannee Springs Hotel. Memories of Suwannee Springs Florida Suwannee Springs is the site of natural springs and was a historic mineral spring tourist attraction and hotel in Suwannee...

Stivender House | Photo by William Powell, 2020

Dr. Arthur A. Stivender House

  The Stivender family home, date unknown Arthur Abrehart Stivender was born on June 8, 1842, in Barbour County, Alabama to Duncan Wright Stivender and Margaret Gillie Ann Lee. After her husband died...

Leeds Tunnel. Source: Flickr "jcw1967"

Ybor Tunnels

The Ybor City smuggling tunnels are perhaps one of the greatest urban legends in Tampa, miles of tunnels underneath the city are rumored to have been used during the prohibition era to move liquor...

Kenilworth Lodge | Photo © Sergio Alejandro, www.sergioisevil.co

Kenilworth Lodge

  George Eugene Sebring The Kenilworth Lodge is a historic hotel built by George Eugene Sebring in the town of Sebring, Florida, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 15...

Island Grove Methodist Church | Photo © 2019 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Island Grove Methodist Church

  The church was built around 1885 with some of the original pews built out of tree stumps. The small town of Island Grove was established in 1882 by W.J. Moore and built the first post office there...

Desert Inn | Photo © 2019 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Desert Inn

Jackass Crossing The Desert Inn dates back to the 1800s when it was just a small depot and trading post for local cowboys and lumberjacks. The current building was built in 1898. At the time, there...

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Rochelle School

  Students and teachers at Martha Perry Institute, 1901. Courtesy of the State Archives of Florida. The community of Rochelle was originally known as Perry Junction, named after Governor Madison...

Dr. Cole House | Photo © 2019 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Dr. Cole House

  Photograph of the Cole House, date unknown Located in Palatka, the Victorian Gothic home of Dr. Cole was built in 1885. During my research, I could only identify one person named Dr. Cole who was...

William Dunn Moseley House | Photo © 2019 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

William Dunn Moseley House

According to a Cultural Resource Survey conducted by Historic Property Associates in 1981, this home located in the city of Palatka was built in 1875 by Dr. Andrew J. Wood, at least that is what an...

James Ross Mellon House | Photo © 2018 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

James Ross Mellon House

James Ross Mellon James Ross Mellon was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on January 14, 1846, son of Judge Thomas Mellon who is known for being the founder of Mellon Bank and patriarch of the wealthy...

Genovar's Hall | Photo © 2019 Bullet

Genovar’s Hall

  The Lenape Bar and Wynn Hotel, date unknown Genovar’s Hall was built by Sebastian Genovar in 1895 as a grocery store. It is located in the LaVilla neighborhood in Jacksonville and was...

Knights Estate | Photo © 2018 Bullet

Knights Estate

The Yerkes first built this house in the late-1880s Located just south of Green Cove Springs, this estate has been associated over the decades with the Yerkes, Knights, Talbots, and Revels families...

Green Gables | Photo © 2017 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Green Gables

The house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016 Green Gables, also known as the Wells House, is a historic house built by William T. Wells in Melbourne along the Indian River...

Riddle House | Photo © 2014 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Riddle House

The “Riddle House” Before you continue reading, please note that the following information was from a local resident of Orlando who supposedly spent years researching the history of the...

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