Fort Myers in Lee County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
National Society Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America
Miss Eugenia Washington, great grandniece of President George Washington, was one of 3 Founders of National Society Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, June 7, 1898; Washington, D.C. in the year of the Spanish American War. On June 11, 1979, Fort Myers, FL, the Florida Royal Palm Chapter. NSDFPA was organized with patriotism, education and preservation of early American history as Society objectives by descendants of founders who came to America prior to May 14, 1687.
Florida Royal Palm Chapter, NSDFPA
Organizing President, Gwynne Bennett Lawrence
Organized June 11, 1979, Fort Myers, Florida
Lucille Miller Bennett
Adelaide Linton Carter
Nancy Alderman Dean
Regina D'Arcy Majewski
Helen Balch Salot
Bernice Sheffield Bennett Turner
Jane Powers Freshwater
Jane Elizabeth Grunwell
Vivian Smith Hinckley
Betty Bennett Jones
Barbara Balch Mann
Eugenia Avant McJunkin
Marion DeKay Papenhagen
Carol Patten Thompson
Jane Gerald Hines Vesper
Erected 2008 by Florida Royal Palm Chapter, NSDFPA.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Settlements & Settlers • Women. A significant historical date for this entry is May 14, 1687.
Location. 26° 38.431′ N, 81° 51.972′ W. Marker is in Fort Myers, Florida, in Lee County. Located in Bennet-Hart Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2330 Dr Martin Luther King, Jr Boulevard, Fort Myers FL 33901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Street, Fort Myers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Myers (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Attack on Fort Myers (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Historic Riverfront (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pleasure Pier (approx. half a mile away); Buckingham and Page Army Air Fields (approx. half a mile away); 2nd Regiment Infantry, U.S. Colored Troops Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Alderman House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Myers.
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