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Naples in Collier County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Crayton Cove

 
 
Crayton Cove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, October 2, 2018
1. Crayton Cove Marker
Inscription.  This "Back Bay" area was settled in 1915. As Naples' first sheltered mooring, it became the community center for the pioneers building the Tamiami Trail as well as the fishing industry. The first pharmacy, the first newspaper, and all the important events, including the Swamp Buggy Ball, were based here.
 
Erected 1998 by The Dock at Crayton Cove and The Great Dock Canoe Race.
 
Location. 26° 7.959′ N, 81° 47.685′ W. Marker is in Naples, Florida, in Collier County. Marker is at the intersection of 12th Avenue South and 8th Street South, in the median on 12th Avenue South. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Naples FL 34102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Naples Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Tin City (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Naples Depot (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Naples Pier (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named The Naples Depot
Crayton Cove Marker looking east on 12th Avenue South image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, October 2, 2018
2. Crayton Cove Marker looking east on 12th Avenue South
(approx. mile away); Rosemary Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Lester J. and Dellora A. Norris (approx. 10.9 miles away); Bonita Springs Elementary School (approx. 14 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Naples.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 23, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 23, 2018, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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