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Marina Park Gate, a free-standing structure built in 1878, is the last physical remains of P.T. Barnum's original estate in Marina Park. Designed at the same time as the estate's mansion by the same architect, George W. Longstaff, the Gate was beautifully landscaped to harmonize with the main house. The original home, long the University's main dining hall, was razed in the 1960's and replaced with a more modern building.
Though not historically-designated, the Gate is nonetheless a unique and important physical artifact of the Marina Park Historic District. It is currently without its gates and the electrical light that had been installed after its original construction. Otherwise it is in fine condition.