“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Flagler County Florida Historical Markers

Holden House (<i>front view</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, May 17, 2011
Holden House (front view)
Florida (Flagler County), Bunnell — F-528 — Holden House
The Holden House was designed and built in 1918 by Sam Bortree (1859–1918) as a gift for his daughter, Ethel (1892–1977), and son-in-law, Thomas Holden (1892–1974). Holden was the town pharmacist and prominent in business, civic . . . — Map (db m72918) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Flagler Beach — Bulow Sugar Mill
This was the largest sugar mill in Florida. It was operated by Charles William Bulow and John Joachim Bulow from 1820 until it was burned by the Seminoles in 1836. Sugar cane was planted in January and February and was ready for harvesting by . . . — Map (db m100525) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Flagler Beach — Gamble RogersFlorida Troubadour — Beloved Guitarist, Storyteller, Gentleman
He delighted audiences all across the country with his Southern Gothic tall tales and intricate guitar style, and through his example, inspired high aspirations, personal dignity, and respect for Florida and humanity. Drowned off this beach . . . — Map (db m106690) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Flagler Beach — Veterans Memorial ParkFlagler Beach
In Honor Of Veterans Of All Wars — Map (db m105486) WM
Florida (Flagler County), Marineland — MarinelandOf Florida
Founded in 1937 as Marine Studios The World’s First Oceanarium. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places April 14, 1986 by the Keeper of the National Register, United States Department of the Interior. — Map (db m116297) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Marineland — F-927 — Marineland-The World’s First Oceanarium
Born from the partnership of W. Douglas Burden, C.V. Whitney, and Count Ilia Tolstoy, Marine Studios opened in 1938. The attraction was designed for filmmakers to shoot underwater footage and give visitors an opportunity to see marine life live and . . . — Map (db m104834) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — “All Gave Some, Some Gave All”
My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my Country’s way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe peace will come in my lifetime. — Map (db m105425) WM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — City of Palm Coast Military Memorial
Army • Navy • Marines • Air Force Coast Guard City Of Palm Coast Military Memorial In honor of the following local heroes, who made the ultimate sacrifice, whose dedication and courage will never be forgotten USAF MSGT. . . . — Map (db m105381) WM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — City of Palm Coast September 11 Memorial
On September 11, 2001, four hijacked commercial air liners were deliberately crashed into the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, DC and a field in rural Pennsylvania in what would come to be realized as the most devastating . . . — Map (db m105384) HM WM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Invisible Wounds Memorial
Dedicated to those brave hearted men and women who have honorably served this great nation and have suffered and continue to battle the “Invisible Wounds Of PTSD/TBI.” “Let their service and sacrifice never be . . . — Map (db m105431) WM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-22 — King's Road
This road was built about 1766 when Colonel James Grant was governor of British East Florida. It extended from St. Augustine to Cow Ford (Jacksonville) and north to Colerain, Ga., across the St. Marys River. Later the road was extended south . . . — Map (db m72754) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Lehigh Trail
Due to an unprecedented construction boom after World War II, Lehigh Portland Cement Company expanded its Allentown, Pennsylvania operation. To curtail the cement shortage they opened new plants across the United States, Bunnell, Florida being . . . — Map (db m101651) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-950 — Levitt & I.T.T. "Del Mar" Model and Palm Coast Golf Club
The Levitt & International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation (I.T.T.) purchased 68,000 acres in 1969 for the development of a planned community. The site, named Palm Coast, offered numerous amenities, including a marina and golf course. Built in . . . — Map (db m103420) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-898 — Levitt & I.T.T. 'De Bary' Model
Levitt & International Telephone & Telegraph Corp. (ITT) developed 22,000 acres in Flagler County as part of the Palm Coast Project. Their goal was to construct the largest planned community in the nation. Full of scenic drives, golf courses, and a . . . — Map (db m100406) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-529 — Mala Compra Plantation Historic Site
Joseph Martin Hernandez (1788-1857) purchased and worked Mala Compra Plantation, originally a Spanish land grant, from 1816 to 1836. The name Mala Compra means “bad bargain” or “bad purchase” in Spanish. It served as the . . . — Map (db m99955) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Memorial Tree
The Philippine American Association of Palm Coast, Flagler County, Florida, wholeheartedly dedicated this Memorial Tree in honor of the Fallen Heroes of the Philippines and United States of America who fought as allies during World War II. . . . — Map (db m105408) WM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Old Highway A1A
In the 1920s the automobile revolutionized the American way of life. It transformed the nations economy and gave hard working Americans a way to explore beyond their local geography. Families were able to go on weekend vacations to places previously . . . — Map (db m112211) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Operation Desert Storm
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Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-781 — Palm Coast, Florida
Palm Coast was begun in 1969 by the International Telephone & Telegraph (ITT) Corporation. The community was planned by William Levitt of Levitt & Sons, which ITT acquired in 1968. Levitt developed Levittown, NY, to provide affordable homes after . . . — Map (db m92371) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-530 — Princess Place Estate
In 1791, the King of Spain offered a 1,100-acre land grant to Francisco Pellicer. Henry Mason Cutting purchased the property in 1886, renaming it Cherokee Grove. Featuring local materials including tabby block cladding, cedar and palm tree trunk . . . — Map (db m101222) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Tree of Remembrance
This magnolia tree is dedicated to the memory of those military members that have gone missing in action or were listed as prisoners of war. These personnel were from any service in active combat units serving in any war or hostile action . . . — Map (db m105427) WM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Veterans MemorialV.F.W Post 8696
This Memorial Is Dedicated To Those Veterans Who In Time Of National Need Have Faithfully Served Their Country And To Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice. — Map (db m116585) WM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-124 — Washington Oaks Gardens
Part of a Spanish Land grant to Bautista Don Juan Ferreira in 1815. Developed as a plantation by General Joseph Hernandez, an early Florida planter. George Washington, related to our first president, married Hernandez' daughter, Louisa, in 1844. . . . — Map (db m101645) HM

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