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Spring Lake Community Center
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 28° 29.552 W 082° 18.171
17R E 372481 N 3152456
Quick Description: Along Spring Lake Highway in southern Hernando County.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 2/22/2014 6:32:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMK761
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 2

Long Description:
This building was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) in 1938. It was originally proposed to be a building that could be used as a polling place on election days and as a community recreation hall.
The School Board saw the project as an opportunity to rectify certain deficiencies of the Spring Lake School, constructed in 1919, which had no kitchen, lunchroom, or library. Thus it became an undertaking to serve the school as well as the community.
The building is constructed with rock mined from local quarries and timber harvested from local forests. The labor force was from the Spring Lake community.
Through the years the building has served as the hub of the community, hosting several boy scout troops, a weekly quilting club, a monthly dinner group, and many social and civic events.
The property was listed in the National register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior on October 20, 2009.
Marker Number: 0

Date: None

County: Hernando

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: Unknown

Website: Not listed

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