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

The Ormond Garage

Daytona Beach

 
 
The Ormond Garage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. The Ormond Garage Marker
Inscription.  
The Ormond Garage. America’s first “Gasoline Ally”, was built on Granada Boulevard in 1904 by oil and rail magnate Henry M. Flagler for the use of racers and wealthy patrons. The building was destroyed by fire in 1976.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 29° 13.667′ N, 81° 0.432′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from North Ocean Avenue south of Auditorium Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. Located on the boardwalk near the Daytona Beach Pier The best way to see this marker is to park in the parking garage on the west side of Atlantic Avenue. Walk over the pedestrian bridge on the second floor, keep walking past the shops and restaurants toward the ocean. The marker is A distance on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Ocean Avenue, Daytona Beach FL 32118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Racing on the Beach 1910 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1911 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1907
The Ormond Garage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. The Ormond Garage Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1912 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1906 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1905 (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing On The Beach (within shouting distance of this marker); Ormond's Flying Mile 1904 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
The Ormond Garage circa 1905 image. Click for full size.
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3. The Ormond Garage circa 1905
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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