Jacksonville History: The Seminole Hotel

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In this guest article, Leif Sodergren of Gothenburg, Sweden shares the memories of Jacksonville's long lost Seminole Hotel, the place to be seen in downtown in 1913.




If you look carefully, you can see the intricate and detailed Indian decorations on the facade. More below:


The above picture of the Seminole Hotel facade was taken before the hotel was demolished in 1974. From the article by Wayne W. Wood: Jacksonville's Lost Treasures


This terra cotta ornamental piece from the facade of the Seminole Hotel has been preserved at the Museum of Florida at Tallahassee. (From Tallahassee Daily Photo)


The Indian theme continued inside also, as in this dining room called the INDIAN ROOM (two pictures from different times, above and below).







Guest blog post by LEIF SODERGREN of Gothenburg, Sweden. Contact Leif at lemongulch@yahoo.com

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