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

Old Collier County Courthouse

 
 
Old Collier County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 3, 2015
1. Old Collier County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. This building was completed in 1928 to be the first seat of government for Collier County which was founded in 1923 by entrepreneur and landowner Barron Gift Collier. The Town of Everglades was also headquarters for the building of the Tamiami Trail through the swamp.

In 1953, the town was incorporated as Everglades City. In 1962, the county seat moved to Naples and the building became Everglades City Hall.

In 2005, it was damaged by Hurricane Wilma and has since been completely restored by Mayor Sammy Hamilton, Jr.
 
Erected 2003 by Everglades Society for Historic Preservation.
 
Location. 25° 51.472′ N, 81° 23.061′ W. Marker is in Everglades, Florida, in Collier County. Marker is at the intersection of Copeland Avenue North and Broadway Avenue East, on the right when traveling north on Copeland Avenue North. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 Copeland Ave North, Everglades City FL 34139, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Everglades Community Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Laundry Building - Everglades Women's Club (about 600 feet
Old Collier County Courthouse /Everglades City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 3, 2015
2. Old Collier County Courthouse /Everglades City Hall
away, measured in a direct line); Everglades National Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Welcome To the Gulf Coast Visitor Center (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Cypress Swamp (approx. 4.9 miles away); Ochopee Post Office (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2015, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2015, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A wide view photo of the marker and the surrounding area together in context. • Can you help?
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