Ormond Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1962 by the Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-41.)
Location. 29° 17.359′ N, 81° 2.897′ W. Marker is in Ormond Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on John Anderson Drive north of Granada Boulevard (State Road 40), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is located near the east end of the Granada Bridge in Fortunato Park, which overlooks the Halifax River (Intracoastal Waterway). Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 John Anderson Drive, Ormond Beach FL 32176, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Casements (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Ormond Garage (approx. ¼ mile away); Ormond Fire House The Three Chimneys (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Three Chimneys (approx. 1.8 miles away); Old Kings Road (approx. 2.1 miles away); Merci Box Car (approx. 3.1 miles away); Nocoroco (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ormond Beach.
More about this marker. Installed at the site where once stood the hotel, the marker is adjacent to the Ormond Hotel Cupola, the last remaining structure from the old hotel, and a City of Ormond Beach Historic Landmark.
The marker is capped with the Great Seal of the State of Florida.
Regarding Hotel Ormond. The Hotel Ormond's location afforded its visitors views of both the Halifax River and the Atlantic Ocean. The massive frame structure was listed with the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Unfortunately, it was razed in 1992.
The hotel's builders, John Anderson and Joseph Price, were both recognized with plaques from the Great Floridians program by the Florida Department of State and Florida League of Cities
Additional keywords. Halifax River, cupola
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