J. R. Field Homestead

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Field Manor
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Field Manor Homestead
J. R. Field Homestead is located in Florida
J. R. Field Homestead
J. R. Field Homestead is located in the US
J. R. Field Homestead
Location Merritt Island, Florida
Coordinates 28°23′53″N 80°43′0″W / 28.39806°N 80.71667°W / 28.39806; -80.71667Coordinates: 28°23′53″N 80°43′0″W / 28.39806°N 80.71667°W / 28.39806; -80.71667
NRHP Reference # 97001121[1]
Added to NRHP September 11, 1997

Field Manor, located at 750 Field Manor Drive in Indianola on Merritt Island, Florida was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on September 11, 1997 as the J.R. Field Homestead. It is one of the oldest standing structures on Merritt Island, dating to the 1880s.

Field Manor Foundation[edit]

Today, Field Manor is owned by Field Manor Foundation, a private 501(c)3 foundation created by Alma Clyde Field, the last Field family member to reside in the house. The homestead is open to the public as a historic house museum, having undergone two years of preservation and restoration. Everything in the house is original, from the furniture collection to the beadboard walls. The site also serves as an event venue.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.