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Clearwater in Pinellas County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Magnolia Drive Dock

 
 
Magnolia Drive Dock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, August 30, 2007
1. Magnolia Drive Dock Marker
Inscription. Originally built circa 1925, the Magnolia Drive Dock was a Harbor Oaks landmark for many years as a neighborhood gathering spot for picnics, weddings, fishing, block parties, and relaxing evenings watching the sunsets. After standing for 68 years it was destroyed by the “Storm of the Century” on March 13-14, 1993. Following many delays, reconstruction began on September 13, 1997. Work was completed and the dock opened April 8, 1998.
 
Erected 1998 by Harbor Oaks Association.
 
Location. 27° 57.332′ N, 82° 48.375′ W. Marker is in Clearwater, Florida, in Pinellas County. Marker can be reached from Magnolia Drive near Druid Road South, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clearwater FL 33756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harbor Oaks Historic District (approx. mile away); Clearwater Post Office (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Seminole Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); Clearwater Athletic Field (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Public School (approx. 2.9 miles away);
Magnolia Drive Dock and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Debbie Adams, February 7, 2010
2. Magnolia Drive Dock and Marker
The American's Creed / In Grateful Remembrance (approx. 4 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Dr. Willis Stanley Blatchley (approx. 4.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clearwater.
 
More about this marker. Marker is set on the ground just to the north of the dock walkway.
 
Regarding Magnolia Drive Dock. A great view of two gracefully arching bridges and the Clearwater Pass (Intercoastal) on the Gulf of Mexico. Good fishing.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2007, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,747 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 1, 2007, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida.   2. submitted on February 7, 2010, by Debbie Adams of Seminole, Florida. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the dock area and views • Can you help?
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