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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Bond Community, Tallahassee - Who named for? 
Answer/Pointer: Bond Community: Probably named for Henry Bond, an Irish immigrant and dry goods merchant. Henry Bond had a dry goods store on lot occupied by Guard's Armory. He had two sons, Walter and Henry, doing business at Lloyd's (store?). Source: Some early history (for the Tallahassean) by O.A. Myers. (1903) In State Library of Florida's Florida Collection Edit: According to "Landmarks & Legacies: a Guide to Tallahassee's African American Heritage 1865-1970", p. 19, the community is named after Dr. Benjamin Bond a local white physician who owned much of the area. In the 1920's Dr. Bond began dividing it into parcels and selling them to African Americans who worked for him. (BC 06/29/2006) 
Librarian: LCLCPL 

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