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Palm Beach in Palm Beach County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sea Gull Cottage

Palm Beach's Oldest House

 
 
Sea Gull Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, August 3, 2016
1. Sea Gull Cottage Marker
Inscription. Constructed in 1886 by R.R. McCormick, a Denver railroad developer, Sea Gull cottage was purchased by Henry Flagler in 1893 and became Flagler’s first winter residence in Palm Beach. The Royal Poinciana, Flagler’s first resort hotel in Palm Beach, was located next to Sea Gull. In 1984 Sea Gull was moved and restored by the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach. It is now the Parish House of the Royal Poinciana Chapel.
 
Erected 1992 by The National Society of Colonial Dames of America in cooperation with the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-340.)
 
Location. 26° 42.79′ N, 80° 2.565′ W. Marker is in Palm Beach, Florida, in Palm Beach County. Marker can be reached from South Lake Trail 0.1 miles west of Cocoanut Row, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Though the address is on Cocoanut Row, the marker is located behind the house on the South Lake Trail. Marker is at or near this postal address: 58 Cocoanut Row, 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Cocoanut Grove House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Royal Poinciana Hotel
Sea Gull Cottage Marker with cottage behind image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, August 3, 2016
2. Sea Gull Cottage Marker with cottage behind
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Episcopal Church of Bethesda-By-The-Sea (approx. 0.3 miles away); Flagler Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old St. Ann's Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); 1916 Palm Beach County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Former State of Florida Board of Health Laboratory c.1921 (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palm Beach.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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