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Hollywood in Broward County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Morse Arcade

1926 Hollywood Boulevard

— Historic Downtown Landmark —

 
 
Morse Arcade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jay Kravetz, November 17, 2016
1. Morse Arcade Marker
Inscription.  The Morse Arcade was built in 1923 by Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Morse, an arcade was an early mall with a variety of shops & offices. In 1927, it was the home of Hollywood's first library.
 
Erected by The Hollywood Historical Society and The Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
Location. 26° 0.679′ N, 80° 8.763′ W. Marker is in Hollywood, Florida, in Broward County. Marker is on Hollywood Boulevard (State Road 820) east of South 20th Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1926 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood FL 33020, 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. Joe's Tropical Café (a few steps from this marker); Wellons & McGowan (a few steps from this marker); Hollywood Publishing Company/Hollywood News Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Central Arcade (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Melina's (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hammerstein House (approx. half a mile away); Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Greater Ward Chapel (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollywood.
 
Morse Arcade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jay Kravetz, November 17, 2016
2. Morse Arcade Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2016, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2016, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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