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

The Historic Kelsey Gates

 
 
The Historic Kelsey Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, May 16, 2020
1. The Historic Kelsey Gates Marker
Inscription.  This monument is the last remaining part of the Kelsey City Gates. The structure towered over the current Old Dixie Highway, at Watertower Road and proclaimed Kelsey City (Lake Park) as the “Gateway to the Palm Beaches.”

Built 1920
Placed here 2000
 
Erected 2000.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks.
 
Location. 26° 47.925′ N, 80° 4.387′ W. Marker is in Lake Park, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker is on Park Avenue east of Old Dixie Highway, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Park Avenue, West Palm Beach FL 33403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lake Park Town Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Banyan Trees (approx. 1.1 miles away); John D. MacArthur (approx. 3 miles away); Old Dade County Court House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Old Northwood Historic District (approx. 3.9 miles away);
The Historic Kelsey Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, May 16, 2020
2. The Historic Kelsey Gates Marker
Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 4.3 miles away); Hurricane of 1928 Mass Burial Site (approx. 4.4 miles away); Northwood Road Historic District (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2020, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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