Eustis Historical Museum

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What’s the connection to Indiana Jones, Dr. Edgar J. Banks and the town of Eustis? Indiana Jones the movie based on Dr. Banks an archaeologist who retired to Eustis. In the museum, an Indiana Jones room dedicated to Dr. Banks.

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The Clifford House that is now the Eustis Historical Museum a neo-classical architecture circa 1911 listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guilford David Clifford born in Rome, New York moved to Eustis in the late 19th century. An early settler he built a general store and established the first mail service.

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The home has 10 rooms and 7 fireplaces. Photographs of early settlers and period furniture throughout the house. A sewing room that depicts clothes of the era.

The lighting in the house was poor for taking pictures and the tour guide acted as if she didn’t want to take me on the tour. Directions and hours of operation on the website.

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