Crystal River Old City Hall (Coastal Heritage Museum)
This historic building served as Crystal River's city hall from 1939-1970 and is now home to the Coastal Heritage Museum. This local history museum features artifacts, furniture, photographs, and other items that depict the early history of the western side of Citrus County. Highlights include a holding cell in the old jail room and a diorama of Citrus Avenue. The building, which was the town's first permanent government structure, was constructed by the Works Progress Administration, one of the Federal government's New Deal programs.
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