Frank Saxon House

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Frank Saxon House
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Frank Saxon House is located in Florida
Frank Saxon House
Frank Saxon House is located in the United States
Frank Saxon House
LocationBrooksville, Florida
Coordinates28°33′11″N 82°22′51″W / 28.55306°N 82.38083°W / 28.55306; -82.38083Coordinates: 28°33′11″N 82°22′51″W / 28.55306°N 82.38083°W / 28.55306; -82.38083
Built1870s[2]
Architectural styleFrame Vernacular with Queen Anne Revival influence[2]
NRHP reference No.98001321[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 5, 1998

The Frank Saxon House is a historic residence in Brooksville, Florida. The home was built by Frank Saxon in 1864 for his bride Tululu Hope, daughter of William Hope, one of the earliest settlers in the county. Mr. Saxon was a Civil War hero who was a member of the Hernando Wild Cats, a unit of the 3rd Regiment of the Confederate Army. After the war, Frank Saxon served as a member of the Florida Legislature representing Hernando County. The home sits on the top of a hill at 200 South Saxon Avenue. On November 5, 1998, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

The Frank Saxon House is one of the earliest examples of Frame Vernacular architecture with Queen Anne Revival influence in Hernando County. The house is in an extreme state of disrepair with windows, doors, and parts of the roof missing.

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Frank Saxon House
  1. ^ "National Register of Historical Places - Florida (FL), Hernando County". National Register of Historic Places. Florida's Office of Cultural and Historical Programs. 2007-02-20.
  2. ^ a b "Hernando County listings". Florida's History Through Its Places. National Park Service. 2007-02-20. Archived from the original on 2007-02-16. Retrieved 2006-09-10.