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James B. Bailey House, 1121 Northwest Sixth Street, Gainesville, Alachua County, FL

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James B. Bailey House, 1121 Northwest Sixth Street, Gainesville, Alachua County, FL

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Summary

Significance: The Major James B. Bailey house served as social center in Ante-Bellum Gainesville and is typical of frontier plantation houses of that era. The structure was built about 1850 by Major James B. Bailey and figured in the antebellum social activity in Gainesville, Florida. The building was erected by slave labor utilizing materials from the site, and is typical of the frontier plantation house of that era.
Survey number: HABS FL-121
Building/structure dates: ca. 1850 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1961 Subsequent Work

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Bailey, James B
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Location

alachua county29.66266, -82.33035
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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