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The L Street House at Yesteryear Village at the Florida Fairgrounds. It was built around 1925 in Lake Worth. "These shotgun style houses were built on narrow twenty-five foot lots for laborers, the working class, and part-time residents from the north."
The Bridge Tender's House at Yesteryear Village. It was built during the 1930s in Lantana. "The bridge tender in early Florida actually lived in a small home that was located on the bridge with his family. When boats came by he would have to crank the bridge open by hand. Today the bridge tender remains an integral part of Florida's waterway transportation system."
Seller's Farm house at Yesteryear Village. It was built around 1926 in Lake Worth. "Small farmers in South Florida during the twenties often had a large family living in a two-room house with no running water and no electricity. They lived a simple lifestyle, and worked hard growing crops and raising livestock for their own use and to sell or trade for goods."
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