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Pioneer Art Settlement Waytour - Barberville, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 29° 11.076 W 081° 25.338
17R E 458941 N 3228511
Quick Description: This large historical museum complex has quite a selection of historical items that have been posted in a wide variety of Waymarking categories.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 1/22/2010 10:04:24 AM
Waymark Code: WM83T0
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 20

Long Description:

This tour will proceede Counter-clockwise fron the entry point. More information can be found on the waymarks posted of the specific items. I have tried to list them all currently posted.

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The Museum Grounds are listed in several categories: History Museums - WM7GDW, Official Local Tourism Attractions - WM7GEE, and Satellite Imagery Oddities - WM83RA

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The Settlement has a self guided tour handout available (WM7GEG)

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All visitors pass by the Past Time Touring Boat (Landlocked Boats - WM7EV2 and through the Astor Bridge Tender's House, check in and pay there: Bygone Toll Houses - WM7GDP - Photos Then and Now - WM7GDT, Infamous Crime Scenes - WM7GDQ, and Relocated Structures - WM7GDM

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The first stop is the Post and Beam Barn (Barns - WM7GE3) which has a unique birdhouse (WM7ETE) and some equipment (WM7ETF.

Next is the centerpiece of the historic collection, Barberville Central High School--listed on the National Register of Historic Places (WM7GCW. It is also listed as: Wikipedia Entries - WM7GDE, and Former Schools - WM4TM9.

Located inside the school are a mural (WM7GDB and a guestbook (WM7GD9. In front of the building is a bell (WM4TR0.

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Towards the rear of the property is the Lewis Log Cabin, a relocated structure (WM7F5J.

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A short distance southwest takes you to another relocated structure, the Quarters House (WM7F5Q. Out back is the outhouse (WM7ETG.

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Across the way is the Midway United Methodist Church, anothe relocated structure (http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM7F60">WM7F60. In the churchyard is a tree dedicated to Bob Bolin (WM7ETH.

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Next to the Church is the old Huntington Post Office, another relocated structure (WM7F6F, WM7F6C.

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Not too far behind them is a barn displaying wagons, two of which are covered (WM7ETK - WM7ETN.

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Back towards the center of the campus is the Historic Pierson Depot (Relocated Structures - WM7G9F, Train Stations/Depots - WM7G9N.

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Railroad Museum [to be posted?????????]

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Around the depot is a piece of equipment (I've Been Working On The Railroad - WM7ETP and a Caboose (http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM7G9R">WM7G9R. Inside is a model railroad (WM7G9Q.

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Next to the depot is a large blacksmith shop (WM7G9V. And next to that is a turpentine still (Relocated Structures - WM7GCK, and Superlatives - WM7GCM.

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Behind the still is the fire house with two fire firghting vehicles on display (WM7ETT - WM7ETV.

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Back near the front of the complex is the H.L. Wynn Commissary, another relocated structure (WM7GCN. There is a coke machine on the porch (WM7GCV, and a ghost sign on the side (http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM7GD3">WM7GD3.

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A short distance to the south is the recently acquired Joseph Underhill House, another superlative (http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM7GD6">WM7GD6

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This gives a grand total of 41 waymarks to visit while you experience some of Florida's history. [note, there are several others yet to be submitted/approved. i need this for a lucky 7, one of 3]

Recommended Time for this WayTour: From: 10:00 AM To: 4:00 PM

Stop Coordinates:
see associated waymarks.


Number of Stops: 41

Starting Address for this WayTour: Not listed

Website of stops: Not listed

Stop Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
You must include an original photo showing one of the stops along the tour route.
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