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Eldora State House

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Address: New Smyrna Beach, FL
Phone Number: +1 386-428-3384
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This newly restored house features the photos and artifacts from the old...

This newly restored house features the photos and artifacts from the old town of Eldora.

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Beautiful Restoration

This historical restoration is located within the Canaveral National Park. While here you can visit Turtle Mound and 6 private Beach areas. There is a Tourist / Hospitably Center... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 15, 2016
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NEW JERSEY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This historical restoration is located within the Canaveral National Park. While here you can visit Turtle Mound and 6 private Beach areas. There is a Tourist / Hospitably Center and 2 boat ramps and a fishing pier.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Very interesting old house. Lots of information about its history and very helpful friendly staff to help you and give information about its history

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The national park service has done a tremendous job in restoring and maintaining the piece of local history. The whole park is well worth the time, and minimal entrance fee, stop in and enjoy.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

We stopped here while on our way to the Indian mounds. The caretaker was very entertaining and explained a lot of the history behind this property. There is a lot to read about here and it was worth taking the time to stop here. It is only a short walk down a tree covered lane to the house.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Lovely old Florida house in a beautiful spot overlooking Mosquito Lagoon. Check for opening hours if you want to look indie the house.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

You can learn a great deal about the area's history, if you're so inclined. And a good place to get out of the heat during the summer. You can watch a short film in the viewing room. Free with your fee to enter the beach area.

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Johnson City, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Looked around the house and then sat on the rockers on the porch while having our picnic lunch. My wife took photos of the inside and porch which is why none have been posted ! After our snacks we walked down to the jetty and then along to the hammock and palmetto trail where the mosquitoes and any other biting... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

Enjoyed the short walk through the shaded forest (take bug spray!). The history of the house and community are very interesting and the view of the lagoon is lovely!

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Umatilla, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

This house is on the national seashore and gives a nice glimpse into old Florida. There is also a pier and people were fishing and we met some kayakers. The house has old photos and talks about the area, both natural and historical. A volunteer was on duty to answer questions.

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Stockholm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Eldora State House or Moulton House is all that remains of a small waterfront community existing between 1877 and 1900. The name eldora is derived from the names Ellen and Dora Pitzer and given to the resurrected post office in 1889. Mr Georg Pitzer being instrumental in its erection. The house now named Eldora State House was build 1913-1926 by... More 

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