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Zephyrhills City

Zephyrhills City Hall is located at 5335 8th Street, Zephyrhills, FL 33542; phone: 813-780-0000.

Captain Harold B. Jeffries House, ca. 1911, 38537 Fifth Avenue, Zephyrhills, FL, National Register

Photo: Captain Harold B. Jeffries House, ca. 1911, 38537 Fifth Avenue, Zephyrhills, FL. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995. Photographed by User:Ebyabe (own work), 2006, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed September, 2013.

Zephyrhills as described in 1939 [1]

Zephyrhills, formerly known as Abbot's Station, has a broad main street lined with oaks. The town site was selected by Captain H. B. Jeffries, a Union army officer, as a home for Grand Army of the Republic veterans. A number of soldiers established residences here in 1915, at which time the name of the town was changed. A crate mill and naval-stores plant are in operation here.

  1. Federal Works Agency, Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Program, Florida: A Guide to the Southernmost State, American Guide Series, Florida Department of Public Instruction, 1939.
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