709 Florida Avenue
Contributing, ca. 1925.
Two-story bungalow with a front gable roof and exposed rafter ends. Original German siding on first floor, shingles on second. Front recessed porch has been enclosed with a new front facade of vinyl siding which extends around the windows on the second floor. Central chimney; six-over-one windows. Dr. John and Inez Woodcock lived here from 1937 to 1940. Woodcock was County Health Officer. Mrs. Katherine Bowen, widow of Mark M. Bowen, lived here from 1941 to 1944. William F. and Winnie W. Benton lived here from 1946 to 1947. Benton was a foreman at Ecusta Corporation. Marion and Helen Thomas lived here from 1948 to 1949. Thomas was a traveling salesman. The original lot for this property was lot 5 of the C. F. Bland subdivision, bought by Martha S. Willis from Bland. She also bought lot 7, the currently vacant adjacent lot to the west (1920; Deed Book 108, page 149).
(Sanborn maps, city directories, plats, deeds)