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Hays Hood House

Florida Trust House

In 2005 the Florida Trust rescued a 1910 Queen Anne home in Tallahassee, the Hays-Hood House, now called the Florida Trust House and headquarters of the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation.

Built in 1910 by Jesse and Sarah Hays, this Queen Anne style house was one of the first homes in the Magnolia Heights area of Tallahassee. Mr. Hays had chosen the design of the home from a pattern book from a house built in Chicago, but adapted the design to better suit the south and oversaw the construction... Read More →

Florida Trust Urges Floridians to Vote YES on Amendment 1

by Clay Henderson, Vice-President, New Smyrna Beach

On election day Florida voters have an opportunity to create a lasting legacy of what is special about our state. Amendment 1, the Water and Land Legacy Initiative, has the potential to do so much to protect special places, secure clean fresh water, and protect our heritage. The amendment proposes to dedicate a portion of an existing tax for land and water conservation, outdoor recreation and historic preservation.

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