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Melbourne in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Eau Gallie Post Office and Surrounding Area

 
 
Old Eau Gallie Post Office and Surrounding Area Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, November 4, 2011
1. Old Eau Gallie Post Office and Surrounding Area Marker
Inscription. This building was the Eau Gallie Post Office circa 1900-1925. Before the advent of automobiles, old-timers recall tying their horses and buggies to the big oak tree in the back.

The building just south of the Post Office was Eau Gallie's first theater, operated by Harry Sample. Movies, stage plays and minstrel shows were shown here and the Eau Gallie school, located at that time across the street, used the theater for theatrical productions.

The two-story building on the corner of Highland and St. Clair Street was originally built by Clifford Ginter as an apartment house.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 28° 7.971′ N, 80° 37.715′ W. Marker is in Melbourne, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is on Highland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1596 Highland Avenue, Melbourne FL 32934, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Paul's United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Advent Christian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Ginter Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Old Eau Gallie Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, November 4, 2011
2. Old Eau Gallie Post Office
Old City Hall Complex (about 600 feet away); Corner of Highland and Law Street (about 600 feet away); Karrick's Grocery (about 700 feet away); Population on the Rise (about 700 feet away); Eau Gallie Public Library (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Melbourne.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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