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Bethel Gulf Company Service Station, 203 Southeast First Avenue, Gainesville, Alachua County, FL

Bethel Gulf Company Service Station, 203 Southeast First Avenue, Gainesville, Alachua County, FL

 
 
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Significance: Erected in 1925 by Gulf Oil Company, this service station exemplifies a building type which evolved as a result of demands from the growing automobile industry and the public it served. In continuous use as a Gulf Oil Company service station, this property was purchased from Gulf Oil Company in 1948 by Ira Smith, the present owner. Known as Bethel Gulf Service, the station is currently operated by Bethel Honeycutt.
Survey number: HABS FL-275
Building/structure dates: 1925-1927 Initial Construction

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1927 - 1980
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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Gulf Oil Company
Calloway, Deborah, transmitter
Downtown Redevelopment Agency, sponsor
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alachua county29.65065, -82.32288
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