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Cape Canaveral in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Port Canaveral Historic Milestones

November 4, 1953

 
 
Port Canaveral Historic Milestones image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2012
1. Port Canaveral Historic Milestones
Inscription.
Port dedicated by U.S. Senator Spessard L. Holland. Serving on the Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners: Colonel Noah Butt, Chairman; David S. Nisbet; L.M. Carpenter; A.A. Dunn and G.W. Laycock. N.M. Argabrite, Secretary. Barbara Smith, Assistant Secretary.

Historic Timeline
1878 – Harbor proposed to Congress by U.S. Navy
1939 – Canaveral Port Authority established by Florida Legislature
1941 – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recommended construction
1945 – Congress approved construction
1950 – Construction began
 
Location. 28° 24.503′ N, 80° 36.914′ W. Marker is in Cape Canaveral, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is at the intersection of Glen Cheek Drive and Flounder Street, on the right when traveling west on Glen Cheek Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape Canaveral FL 32920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones
Port Canaveral Historic Milestones image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2012
2. Port Canaveral Historic Milestones
Local businesses along Glen Cheek Drive (south of marker)
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (approx. mile away); Carter-Fuller Mound Complex (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ulumay (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cape Canaveral.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is one of a series of seven Port Canaveral Historic Milestone Markers along Glen Cheek Drive.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Looking west along Glen Cheek Drive image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 6, 2012
3. Looking west along Glen Cheek Drive
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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