Cape Canaveral in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Port Canaveral Historic Milestones
Environment and Recreation
1968 – Jetty Park Opened
1990 – Central Park (renamed Freddie Patrick Park) opened
1992 – First Florida deepwater port to develop an Inlet Management Plan
1995 – Malcolm E. McLouth Fishing Pier dedicated
1995 – First Sand By-Pass Project completed
1997 – Port Canaveral Cove restaurant and retail area dedicated
1999 – Manatee Protection System installed at Lock
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1968.
Location. 28° 24.505′ N, 80° 37.123′ W. Marker is in Cape Canaveral, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is on Glen Cheek Drive, 0.4 miles west of Flounder Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape Canaveral FL 32920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (within shouting distance Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Port Canaveral Historic Milestones (about 500 feet away); From Village to Mega-Port (about 800 feet away); "We Have Liftoff" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Military at Work in the Port (approx. 0.2 miles away); To and From the Banana River (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Canaveral.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is one of a series of seven Port Canaveral Historic Milestone Markers along Glen Cheek Drive.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 22, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.