Orman House Historic State Park

Orman House Historic State Park in Apalachicola Florida
177 Fifth Street
Apalachicola, Florida 32320
This antebelum home overlooking the Apalachicola River was built in 1838 by cotton merchant Thomas Orman. Orman helped turn the then-tiny town into one of the Gulf Coast's most important cotton exporting ports during the mid-1900s. Today the house, which features wooden mantels, molded plaster cornices, and heart-pine flooring, is open for tours. Nearby is the Chapman Botanical Garden.
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