|Part of Florida history to step back into spotlight|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — Hidden behind live oaks and magnolias near the Florida Governor’s Mansion, an historic house that symbolizes much of the state’s terrible past and transformation will soon have its doors opened to the public.
Crews and contractors are putting the final touches on a substantial renovation of the antebellum mansion known as the Grove just a few blocks north of the state Capitol.
Built by one of Florida’s early territorial governors using slave labor, the Grove would later serve as home to the governor who shepherded the state through the civil rights era.
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