Melbourne in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Downtown Eau Gallie
Joe Wickham, an early resident, recalled that Highland "used to look like a street out of an old western movie." The buildings had rooftops overhanging the sidewalks.
Location. 28° 7.837′ N, 80° 37.63′ W. Marker is in Melbourne, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is on Highland Avenue 0.1 miles north of Eau Gallie Boulevard (State Road 518), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Melbourne FL 32935, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corner of Highland and Eau Gallie Blvd. (within shouting distance of this marker); Karrick's Grocery (within shouting distance of this marker); Old City Hall Complex (about 300 feet away, measured in a Harbor City Hotel (about 400 feet away); Population on the Rise (about 500 feet away); Highland and St. Clair Street (about 500 feet away); Ginter Building (about 600 feet away); James Wadswsorth Rossetter House (about 600 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 October 5, 2013, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2013, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.