Clifford House (Eustis, Florida)
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|NRHP reference #||75000559|
|Added to NRHP||April 4, 1975|
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The Clifford House (also known as the Clifford-Taylor House) is a historic home in Eustis, Florida, United States. It is located at 536 North Bay Street. On April 4, 1975, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. It was owned by G.D. Clifford, an early settler and local merchandiser.
Construction began in 1910 and completed in 1911, the 4,500 sq ft (420 m2). Clifford house has 18 rooms and is home to the Eustis Historical Museum & Preservation Society, which was founded in 1983.
Eustis Historical Museum
Each room of the Clifford House has a different theme, and features period antiques and displays of local history. One room is called the “Indiana Jones Room”, and is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Edgar J. Banks, a professor and archaeologist who spent time in Eustis, and who is held up as the inspiration for the character of Indiana Jones.
The Citrus Museum is located next to Clifford House, and features exhibits related to the area's former importance in the citrus industry, including labels, posters, utensils, tools, equipment and other memorabilia.
- Lake County listings at National Register of Historic Places
- Florida's Office of Cultural and Historical Programs
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Eustis Historical Museum - official site
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