Old City Waterworks

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Old City Waterworks
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Old City Waterworks
Old City Waterworks is located in Florida
Old City Waterworks
Old City Waterworks is located in the US
Old City Waterworks
Location Tallahassee, Florida
Coordinates 30°26′8″N 84°16′41″W / 30.43556°N 84.27806°W / 30.43556; -84.27806Coordinates: 30°26′8″N 84°16′41″W / 30.43556°N 84.27806°W / 30.43556; -84.27806
NRHP Reference # 79000680[1]
Added to NRHP January 31, 1979

The Old City Waterworks is a historic site in Tallahassee, Florida. It is located at East Gaines and South Gadsden Streets. On January 31, 1979, it was added to the US National Register of Historic Places.

Prior to the Old City Waterworks, water was obtained from springs. By 1890 public works for water was needed for firefighting and the health of Tallahassee's citizens and the Old City Waterworks was built in 1904 on Gaines Street. The current building was remodeled in the 1920s to 1930s and closed in 1980.[2]

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

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