Historic Haile Homestead at Kananpaha Plantation
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Title: Historic Haile Homestead at Kananpaha Plantation
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he Il Istoric Ilail IIl onestead at kIanapaha
Plantat ion is a uniqutie Cltassic Revival si te
plantation home vwithi rackerr influences located in
Alachna County, Florida. Built by Tholmllas Evans
and Esthlr Serena
Chesiintt Haile from
.18.4 to 185 thi4s
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I lla'e oot hilllpe h i

reItored to it>
o, riii i )al appe1r ac11. The tfile k ortkma hiip al nd
simple i lIiace attest to the skills of the liaile
family and the lt lav cr fmenl ho coistructed the
hliuse out of native milaterials.

visitors to the Historic ilail e 1oO Win
V Holieslead are Ireatled o ^^
walls that talk. The Haile ltiail
had the umisiial habit of writing on the walls,
Sh o pini,, lists:. Vi ise savings.
a ri, iti ltttral records, lists of
party-gu.st, old-time
prescriptions and recipes., atil
jnst plain doodhliig (fr oIll st
of the wait s of this laciiatinH,
historic relic. Take your time
I ea.diti.i the walls at d ee if vyou
cani find these inscriptions;

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h T e Historic llaile l~oniestead is
An L Ilocated three miles west of 1-75

on SW A-rcher Roadt (SR24) in
Gain( esville. Florida. At p-re e nt. tours are available
onl Stlnday\ aIternoons t rol m nll to
1'\I or by appointment. For
iiinforimiation c all IeaialSoith Tours at

C (, per lf0$o11 i S 7.00, child ren
uitder 12 frtee. riip totouts are
AV wellcoiel. -Ul proceeds go to thfle
maintenance and ongoiin i~prffoveIients of the
Historic Haile Homestead at Kauapaha Plantation.


hle Historic Haile Homestead is in its orilgintal
l r citionl on a 41i-acre rellnant of what w-as
oilfre ai 1. 51I -acre Sea Island I4 co1(. t1 plal tiatiotnl Its
e\istellce aS a slae pjilltatioln xwas shorlt-liled due
to the co i ing of the Civil \\ Wi just five years after
the house was compllleted.. But
the Hailie faiiili farmed the site
until the latter part of the 1' '
Selttclr. aflOer which it bevallme a
place where i aine ille's elite
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