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Vero Beach in Indian River County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

McKee Jungle Garden Gates

 
 
McKee Jungle Garden Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Cox, February 13, 2016
1. McKee Jungle Garden Gates Marker
Inscription.  These gates, once the property of Henry Flagler, adorned McKee Jungle Garden’s main entrance from 1932 until 1967. Thereafter, they graced the residence of one of Arthur McKee’s daughters, Mary-Katherine Semon until the time of her husband’s death, when their son, Arthur McKee Semon then lived in the house. Mrs. Arthur Semon generously returned the gates to the newly restored McKee Botanical Garden in 2001.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureHorticulture & Forestry.
 
Location. 27° 36.47′ N, 80° 22.942′ W. Marker is in Vero Beach, Florida, in Indian River County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of U.S. 1 and Vista Garden Trails, on the right when traveling north. Located on the grounds of the McKee Botanical Garden. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vero Beach FL 32962, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McKee Jungle Gardens (here, next to this marker); Regent Court (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Big Flywheel (approx. 2.2 miles away); Vero Beach City Hall
McKee Jungle Garden Gates image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jamie Cox, February 13, 2016
2. McKee Jungle Garden Gates
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); Maher Building (approx. 2.4 miles away); Theater Plaza (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Pueblo Arcade (approx. 2.4 miles away); Osceola Park Historic Residential District (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vero Beach.
 
Also see . . .  McKee Botanical Garden. (Submitted on February 15, 2016.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 13, 2016, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2016, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 30, 2022