Eau Gallie Historic District

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The Eau Gallie Historic District is a historic district in Eau Gallie, Florida. It contains several old buildings. It also contains the Eau Gallie Arts District.

Advent Christian Church[edit]

Advent Christian Church
Advent Christian Church (Eau Gallie, Florida) Oblique View 1.jpg
Advent Christian Church
Basic information
Location 1598 Highland Avenue
Completed 1914[1]
Materials Brick

The Advent Christian Church is a U.S. church building located at 1598 Highland Avenue, Eau Gallie, Florida. The original building was constructed in 1914 and a new building was constructed between 1946 and 1948 using a majority of the materials from the old church.[1] The church congregation initially formed on October 10, 1910 as the Second Advent Church.[1] Reverend H. V. Skipper organized the church and it contained 30 members by the time the church was built, including several families of the area.[1]

Ginter Building[edit]

Ginter Building
Ginter Building Detail 1.jpg
Detail of the facade
General information
Town or city 1540 Highland Avenue
Completed 1926[2]
Client Clifford Ginter[2]
Technical details
Size 2 story[3]

The Ginter Building is a historic U.S. building located at 1540 Highland Avenue, Eau Gallie, Florida. The building was constructed in 1926 by Clifford Ginter.[2] Over the years, it was used as an apartment building, a rescue mission house, a store, professional offices, and a nursery school.[2][3][4]

Karrick Building[edit]

Karrick Building
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Oblique view of the Karrick Building
General information
Town or city 1490 Highland Avenue
Construction started 1924[3]

The Karrick Building is a historic U.S. building located at 1490 Highland Avenue, Eau Gallie, Florida. The building was constructed in 1924 by Jesse Karrick and it was used as a general merchandise and grocery store until 1963.[5] Jesse Karrick was the first proprietor of the store and also served as the first fire chief of Eau Gallie.[5]

Eau Gallie Arts District[edit]

The Eau Gallie Arts District received accreditation as a member of the National Main Street Center and the Florida Main Street, a program administered by the Division of Historical Resources at the Florida Department of State.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Advent Christian Church Historical marker from Brevard County, mounted at the left side of the Advent Christian Church.
  2. ^ a b c d Ginter Building Historical marker mounted at the right side of the Ginter Building.
  3. ^ a b c Rajtar, Steve. Eau Gallie Historical Trail, 1999. Retrieved on February 05, 2008.
  4. ^ Melbourne Chamber of Commerce. Melbourne: A Century of Memories (Melbourne, FL: National Printing, Inc., 1980), p. 72.
  5. ^ a b Karrick’s Grocery Historical marker mounted at the front of the Karrick Building.
  6. ^ Datzman, Ken. "Main Street program's four-point approach helps Eau Gallie Arts District thrive; much interest in commercial space availability; tourists from China check it out", Brevard Business News, vol 34, no. 44 (Melbourne, Florida, 24 October 2016), p. 15.

Coordinates: 28°07′48″N 80°37′48″W / 28.129961°N 80.6301374°W / 28.129961; -80.6301374