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

Duck's Nest

 
 
Duck's Nest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, August 3, 2016
1. Duck's Nest Marker
Inscription.  Oldest standing house in Palm Beach built in 1891 by Henry Maddock for his home. Parts of the house were assembled in New York and brought by barge to Palm Beach, as this was the only means of transportation.
 
Erected by Town of Palm Beach.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
 
Location. 26° 44.056′ N, 80° 2.492′ W. Marker is in Palm Beach, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker is on North Lake Trail 0.1 miles north of Tangier Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Access is from the end of Tangier Avenue to the south. Physical address is from the opposite side of the house though no access to marker can be had from there. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 Maddock Way, Palm Beach FL 33480, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethesda-By-The-Sea (within shouting distance of this marker); Northwood Road Historic District (approx. 0.7 miles away); Paramount Theatre (approx. one mile away); Old Northwood Historic District
Duck's Nest Marker and partial view of house image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, August 3, 2016
2. Duck's Nest Marker and partial view of house
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Henry Morrison Flagler (approx. 1.1 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Flagler Memorial Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hurricane of 1928 Mass Burial Site (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palm Beach.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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