Historic Markers Across Florida

Stewart-Merry House

Marker ID: Colonial Dames 
Location: Comer of Cholokka. Boulevard & Ocala Street, Micanopy
County: Alachua
Waymark: None


Oldest known house in town. In 1855 Dr. James A. Stewart built a two-room log cabin for his office. Additions were made, including second story and two sand rock chimneys. In 1917 John Merry added front porch with octagon.

In remodeling, original hand-hewn logs and pegs were found in old construction.

Placed by John Alden Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century, April 27, 1980 \