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Bradenton in Manatee County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Long Pier

 
 
Long Pier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 6, 2019
1. Long Pier Marker
Inscription.  

Originally constructed in
1929, it reaches out into the
Manatee River more than
600 feet to the
navigable channel.
Destroyed by weather events,
and then rebuilt in 1990,
1993 & 2002. It was
refurbished in 2017 by
many volunteers.

 
Erected by Braden Castle Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 27° 30.043′ N, 82° 31.792′ W. Marker is in Bradenton, Florida, in Manatee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Braden Castle Drive and Plaza St E, on the left. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bradenton FL 34208, 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. Long Pier Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Braden Castle (within shouting distance of this marker); Braden Castle Ruins (within shouting distance of this marker); The Edmund Lee Family Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Edmund Lee Family Graveyard and the Lonesome Grave/William R. Whitaker House
Long Pier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 6, 2019
2. Long Pier Marker
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Manatee Academy (approx. one mile away); First Manatee Courthouse / Manatee Methodist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); First Settler's Homesite (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bradenton.
 
Long Pier image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, March 6, 2019
3. Long Pier
Entrance to Braden Castle Park image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross
4. Entrance to Braden Castle Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 17, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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