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Reference Number 13000794
State Florida
County Marion
Town Salt Springs
Street Address 13535 North Highway 19
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 9/26.2013
Areas of Significance ARCHITECTURE
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The Morgan-Townsend House fulfills Criterion C at the local level for Architecture as an excellent example of Frame Vernacular construction from the late nineteenth century. The rectangular two and one-half story house is built on the Georgian Four Square form with first and second story wrap-around verandahs. The large dwelling is consistent with national and statewide trends in architecture from the nineteenth century, and is the best example of Frame Vernacular in the community of Salt Springs.


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