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Near Palm Coast in Flagler County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mr. Young’s Office

Washington Oaks Historic District

 
 
Mr. Young’s Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 14, 2020
1. Mr. Young’s Office Marker
Inscription.  
This log building was erected in the 1940s to serve as Owen D. Young’s office. The original three room log cabin was constructed from a Northern manufacturer’s prefabricated kit. The large office room is dominated by a coquina rock fireplace and paneled in pecky cypress. A small windowless interior room served as a dark room for Mr. Young’s photography. The cabin also included a small bedroom and bathroom . The rear room was a long screened floorless porch used to wash and process citrus and other farm products, which Mr. Young sold from a stand on the corner of old A1A .
 
Erected by Buz & Ginny Ritzau. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 29° 37.877′ N, 81° 12.446′ W. Marker is near Palm Coast, Florida, in Flagler County. Marker can be reached from Old State Road A1A half a mile west of North Oceanshore Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. Marker located within Washington Oaks Gardens
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By Brandon D Cross, January 14, 2020
2. Mr. Young’s Office Marker
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State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6400 N Oceanshore Blvd, Palm Coast FL 32137, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Caretaker’s Residence (here, next to this marker); Greenhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Coquina Columns (within shouting distance of this marker); Formal Gardens (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Citrus Groves (about 600 feet away); The Studio (about 600 feet away); Young Home (about 600 feet away); Washington Oaks Gardens (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palm Coast.
 
Owen D. Young; Time Magazine Man of the Year 1930 image. Click for full size.
By Time Magazine 1930
3. Owen D. Young; Time Magazine Man of the Year 1930
Photo Insert: Bottom Right, Owen D. Young image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 14, 2020
4. Photo Insert: Bottom Right, Owen D. Young
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By Brandon D Cross, January 14, 2020
5. Historic Map
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By Brandon D Cross, January 14, 2020
6. Historic Register Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 22, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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