West Palm Beach in Palm Beach County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hurricane of 1928 Mass Burial Site
Sponsored by the city of West Palm Beach
and the Florida Department of State
Erected 2001 by City of West Palm Beach and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-450.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Disasters. In addition, it is included in the Mary McLeod Bethune series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 16, 1928.
Location. 26° 44.18′ N, 80° 3.697′ W. Marker is in West Palm Beach, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker is at the intersection of North Tamarind Avenue and 25th Street, on the left when traveling north on North Tamarind Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Palm Beach FL 33407, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Northwood Road Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Old Northwood Historic District (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Landmark Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Northwest Historic District (approx. 0.8 miles away); Industrial High SchoolDuck's Nest (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bethesda-By-The-Sea (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Palm Beach.
Also see . . .
1. Memorial Web Page for the 1928 Okeechobee Hurricane. National Weather Service (Submitted on March 7, 2018.)
2. 1928 Okeechobee Hurricane. Wikipedia (Submitted on March 7, 2018.)
Additional keywords. Segregation
Credits. This page was last revised on June 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 208 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 7, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. 2, 3. submitted on June 4, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.