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

Old Kings Road

 
 
Old Kings Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, March 1, 2017
1. Old Kings Road Marker
Inscription. The Old Kings Road crossed north to south near this site. First originated as an Indian trail, later improved by the Spanish, and then constructed by the British as a road in 1763-1773 to connect St. Augustine and New Smyrna, Florida. Improved by the United States Army in 1827.
 
Erected 1976 by Ormond Beach Rotary Club.
 
Location. 29° 16.742′ N, 81° 4.838′ W. Marker is in Ormond Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is at the intersection of West Granada Boulevard (State Road 40) and North Old Kings Road, on the right when traveling west on West Granada Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 785 West Granada Boulevard, Ormond Beach FL 32174, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Three Chimneys (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Three Chimneys (approx. 0.3 miles away); Joseph Downing Price (approx. 1.6 miles away); John Andrew Bostrom (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hotel Ormond (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Casements (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Ormond Garage (approx. 2.3 miles away); Ormond Fire House (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ormond Beach.
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles
 
Old Kings Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, March 1, 2017
2. Old Kings Road Marker
Looking west on Granada Boulevard
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 1, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 189 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 1, 2017, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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