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Episcopal Church of Bethesda-By-The-Sea

 
 
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By Jay Kravetz, September 18, 2015
1. Episcopal Church of Bethesda-By-The-Sea Marker
Inscription. The original church constructed in 1889 on the eastern shore of Lake Worth was the first Protestant church building in southeast Florida. The present edifice, erected in 1926 as a monument to international friendship, has served all races, nations, and creeds. This plaque was placed by the Palm Beach County Historical Society to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the church, in recognition of the historic role of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in the life of the community.
 
Erected 1984 by Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials. (Marker Number F-113.)
 
Location. 26° 42.694′ N, 80° 2.245′ W. Marker is in Palm Beach, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker is on South County Road (State Road A1A) south of Via Bethesda, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 S County Rd, Palm Beach FL 33480, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Royal Poinciana Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sea Gull Cottage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cocoanut Grove House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Royal Poinciana Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Flagler Park
Episcopal Church of Bethesda-By-The-Sea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, September 18, 2015
2. Episcopal Church of Bethesda-By-The-Sea Marker
(approx. mile away); Site of the Palm Beach Pier (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old St. Ann's Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); 1916 Palm Beach County Courthouse (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palm Beach.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Episcopal Church of Bethesda-By-The-Sea. (Submitted on July 11, 2016.)
 
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Episcopal Church of Bethesda-By-The-Sea image. Click for full size.
By Jay Kravetz, September 18, 2015
3. Episcopal Church of Bethesda-By-The-Sea
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2016, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 9, 2016, by Jay Kravetz of West Palm Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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