Citrus Packing House
This 1880’s Citrus Packing House and orange grove is representative of Florida’s early importance as a leader in the citrus industry. Our structure, which was used to prepare citrus for shipment, is the oldest surviving citrus packing house in the state of Florida.
This Small, 2-bedrrom, board and batten structure was home to the Tyson’s and their 11 children. Originally built in Narcoossee in the 1880’s, This family home was restored to the Tyson Store and Narcossee Post Office.
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