Odd Fellows Home, Southeast Second Street & Southeast Eighth Street, Gainesville, Alachua County, FL
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Southeast Second Street & Southeast Eighth Street, Gainesville, FL
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS FL-285
Building/structure dates: 1893 initial construction
Significance: The Odd Fellows Home was built in 1893 as a tuberculosis sanatorium for Odd Fellows and Rebekahs. It was subsequently used as a girls school and as the city hospital. In 1914 it became a rest home for aged Odd Fellows and an orphanage. The home was closed in 1966.
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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