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

The Naples Pier

 
 
The Naples Pier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 12, 2002
1. The Naples Pier Marker
Inscription. Built in 1888 as a freight and passenger dock, the Naples Pier stands as a community landmark. Narrow gauge train rails spanning the length of the pier transported freight and baggage in the early 1900ís. Part of the structure as well as the post office located on the pier was razed by fire in 1922. Rebuilt after damage by hurricane in 1910, 1926, and 1960, it remains a public symbol of the areaís history.
 
Erected 1971 by Naples Jaycees in Cooperation with Department of State. (Marker Number F-157.)
 
Location. 26° 7.899′ N, 81° 48.36′ W. Marker is in Naples, Florida, in Collier County. Marker can be reached from 12th Avenue South west of Gulf Shore Boulevard South when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 12th Ave S, Naples FL 34102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tin City (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rosemary Cemetery (approx. 5.5 miles away); Lester J. and Dellora A. Norris (approx. 10.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Naples Pier. (Submitted on March 2, 2016.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
The Naples Pier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 12, 2002
2. The Naples Pier Marker
The Naples Pier image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 12, 2002
3. The Naples Pier
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 1, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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