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Palm Beach in Palm Beach County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Duck's Nest

 
 
Duck's Nest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, August 3, 2016
1. Duck's Nest Marker
Inscription. Oldest standing house in Palm Beach built in 1891 by Henry Maddock for his home. Parts of the house were assembled in New York and brought by barge to Palm Beach, as this was the only means of transportation.
 
Erected by Town of Palm Beach.
 
Location. 26° 44.056′ N, 80° 2.492′ W. Marker is in Palm Beach, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker is on North Lake Trail 0.1 miles north of Tangier Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Access is from the end of Tangier Avenue to the south. Physical address is from the opposite side of the house though no access to marker can be had from there. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 Maddock Way, Palm Beach FL 33480, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethesda-By-The-Sea (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Northwood Historic District (approx. 1.1 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Royal Poinciana Hotel (approx. 1.3 miles away); Former State of Florida Board of Health Laboratory c.1921 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old St. Ann's Church
Duck's Nest Marker and partial view of house image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, August 3, 2016
2. Duck's Nest Marker and partial view of house
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Sea Gull Cottage (approx. 1.5 miles away); Royal Poinciana Chapel (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Palm Beach.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 11, 2016.
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