Downtown DeLand Historic District
Downtown DeLand Historic District is the heart of a bustling college town with lots of small businesses, eateries, art galleries, and music venues. With little visibility of retail chain influence, the area has retained much of its beautiful architecture. As such, it gives visitors and residents a sense of the city's history. The district is comprised of 68 contributing historical properties.
Backstory and Context
Brotemarkle, D. B. (2014, October 30). Florida frontiers - central Florida Pioneer Henry A. Deland. Retrieved October 3, 2016, from The Florida Historical Society, https://myfloridahistory.org/frontiers/article/11.
City of DeLand, FL - national register of historic places. Retrieved October 3, 2016, from http://www.deland.org/pages/DeLandFL_Heritage/register.
History of Stetson University. (n.d.). Retrieved November 04, 2016, from http://www.stetson.edu/other/about/history.php.
Henry Addison DeLand obituary - founder of DeLand, FL. (2016, January 31). Retrieved November 4, 2016, from https://www.newspapers.com/clip/4180474/henry_addison_deland_obituary_founder.
Miller, M. (n.d.). DeLand Florida: Home Of The Cowboy Hat University. Retrieved November 04, 2016, from http://www.florida-backroads-travel.com/deland-florida.html.