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Historic Springfield Tour of Homes This Weekend!
« on: June 03, 2015, 03:00:02 AM »
Historic Springfield Tour of Homes This Weekend!



This weekend, come see the transformation of Jacksonville’s oldest neighborhood first hand, at the 37th Annual Historic Springfield Tour of Homes (and Bike Tour)!

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Re: Historic Springfield Tour of Homes This Weekend!
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2015, 08:29:43 AM »
This is one of the events my wife and I really enjoyed while we were living in Jax.  The Barnett house has some of the best curly pine wood you will ever see.  Usually only the owner of the lumber yard had access to it, since only about 1 in 200 old growth long leaf pines would have it.  They would be saved off for special use, or sold at a premium.  Most of what is sold today is being salvaged from the rivers. There is a old house in Citra that also has it.

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Re: Historic Springfield Tour of Homes This Weekend!
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2015, 01:35:24 PM »
There's a nice variety of venues featured this year.

The loft-style renovation at 1501 N. Main is really nice. Hope to see a lot more of that on Main Street soon.

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