Schoolhouse / Callison Building
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 58.103 W 124° 06.363
10T E 411276 N 4868955
History sign on old Florence Schoolhouse in Old Town Florence.
Waymark Code: WM82FK
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 01/15/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member silverquill
Views: 2

The old Florence Schoolhouse is now the Siuslaw Pioneer Museum.
Marker Name:
Schoolhouse / Callison Building
Marker Text: Originally constructed in 1905 as a schoolhouse, this two-story structure included a bell tower and twin dormers. In 1953 a fire destroyed the second floor. For decades (until 1989) it housed Callison’s wholesale greenery. Extensive renovation was completed in 1991 with the addition of the western dormer and cupola.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: City Government

Marker Type: City

Region: Coast

County: Lane

Web link to additional information: [Web Link]

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

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