Historic Markers Across Florida



Swearingen - Langford House / 690 E. Church St. / — c. 1925 —



Marker ID:  
Location: 690 East Church Street, Bartow, FL
County: Polk
Coordinates: N 27° 53.9    W 081° 50.284
  27.89833333    -81.83806666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMHAYD
 



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Swearingen - Langford House
690 E. Church St.
c. 1925


Built in 1925 for John J. Swearingen, Florida attorney, State Senator, Spanish-American War veteran, and wife Mary Harding Rainey. Later the home of daughter Katherine Swearingen Langford and her husband Richard H. Langford, prominent citrus grower and cattleman. Designed by noted architect Clayton Bonfoey, builder of many historic landmarks in Tampa.