Munn Park Historic District

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Munn Park Historic District
Lakeland Munn Park Hist Dist01.jpg
One of the entrances to the park
Munn Park Historic District is located in Florida
Munn Park Historic District
Munn Park Historic District is located in the US
Munn Park Historic District
Location Lakeland, Florida
Coordinates 28°2′37″N 81°57′17″W / 28.04361°N 81.95472°W / 28.04361; -81.95472Coordinates: 28°2′37″N 81°57′17″W / 28.04361°N 81.95472°W / 28.04361; -81.95472
Area 650 acres (2.6 km2)
NRHP Reference # 97001228[1]
Added to NRHP November 3, 1997

The Munn Park Historic District is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on November 3, 1997) located in Lakeland, Florida. It is named in honor of the city's founder, Abraham Munn. The district is bounded by East Bay Street, North Florida Avenue, East Orange Street, and East Main Street. It contains 48 historic buildings and 1 object.

The central feature of the district is Munn Park. It is one of the few parks in the United States that is specifically dedicated to soldiers who fought for the Confederate States of America. In the center of the park is the Confederate monument. The organization, United Daughters of the Confederacy, were present during the dedication on June 3, 1910.



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

2. Yesterday's Lakeland, 1976

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