Melbourne in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Gen. John B. Castleman House
The General was active in political and civic affairs in Kentucky, and here in Florida enjoyed cruising the Indian River in his yacht. He was one of the prime movers in the building of the first Eau Gallie Yacht Club.
Gen. Castleman died in May, 1918, in Louisville, Ky.
Sponsored by: Dr. and Mrs. Jack Bechtel
Location. 28° 7.63′ N, 80° 37.44′ W. Marker is in Melbourne, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is at the intersection of Young Street and Sunny Point Drive, on the left when traveling east on Young Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Young Street, Melbourne FL 32935, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hodgson Home and Drugstore (within shouting distance of this marker); Breckenridge Landing (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hodgson Brothers Store and Boatways (about 400 feet away); Site of First Houston Homestead (about 500 feet away); Eau Gallie Yacht Club (about 500 feet away); Houston Pioneer Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Twin Oaks (about 700 feet away); Pentoaya (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Melbourne.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 668 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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