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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Flagler County, Florida

 
Clickable Map of Flagler County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Flagler County, FL (48) Putnam County, FL (51) St. Johns County, FL (369) Volusia County, FL (324)  FlaglerCounty(48) Flagler County (48)  PutnamCounty(51) Putnam County (51)  St.JohnsCounty(369) St. Johns County (369)  VolusiaCounty(324) Volusia County (324)
Adjacent to Flagler County, Florida
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1Florida (Flagler County), Bunnell — F-528 — Holden House
On State Road 100 0.1 miles east of U.S. 1, on the left when traveling east.
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
2Florida (Flagler County), Bunnell — Our Heroes
Near Commerce Parkway at East Moody Boulevard (State Road 100), on the left when traveling south.
Dedicated to all who have served who are serving who will serve in defense of freedomMap (db m144109) WM
3Florida (Flagler County), Bunnell — Tribute to VeteransFlagler County
On E Moody Boulevard just from 201 E Moody Boulevard, on the right when traveling east.
Flagler County Tribute To All Veterans Dedicated May 30, 1987 Map (db m134603) WM
4Florida (Flagler County), Flagler Beach — "Old Beach Road"
On Old Beach Road 0.4 miles east of Old Kings Road, on the right when traveling east.
In the early 1800's this road was known as the "Old Beach Road". It went from "Old Kings Road" to the Atlantic Ocean, crossing Bulow Creek and the Intracoastal Waterway. This was also the original entrance road to Bulow's Plantation. Today it looks . . . Map (db m129992) HM
5Florida (Flagler County), Flagler Beach — Bulow Sugar Mill
Near Old Kings Road (County Road 2001) at Old Beach Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
6Florida (Flagler County), Flagler Beach — Gamble RogersFlorida Troubadour — Beloved Guitarist, Storyteller, Gentleman —
Near South Oceanshore Boulevard 0.3 miles north of South Central Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
7Florida (Flagler County), Flagler Beach — Veterans Memorial ParkFlagler Beach
On Moody Blvd (State Road 100) at Ocean Side Blvd. (U.S. A1A), on the right when traveling east on Moody Blvd.
In Honor Of Veterans Of All WarsMap (db m105486) WM
8Florida (Flagler County), Marineland — Coquinafor Building & Broth
Near North Ocean Shore Boulevard (Florida Route A1A) at Poole Drive, on the left when traveling south.
What’s That Rock on the Beach? What is that rock growing out of the beach sand? This is Coquina (ko-key-nah), Spanish for “little shell.” Coquina rock is a mixture of shells and quartz sand. It was formed by nature hundreds . . . Map (db m153622) HM
9Florida (Flagler County), Marineland — MarinelandOf Florida
Near N Ocean Shore Blvd 0.1 miles north of Tolstoy Ln.
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
10Florida (Flagler County), Marineland — F-927 — Marineland-The World’s First Oceanarium
On North Oceanshore Boulevard (State Road A1A) at Tolstoy Lane, on the right when traveling north on North Oceanshore Boulevard.
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
11Florida (Flagler County), Marineland — Middens And Mounds
Near North Ocean Shore Boulevard (Florida Route A1A) at Whitney Drive, on the left when traveling south.
Prehistoric Garbage Piles The Native Americans that lived here for thousands of years are known only from the middens and mounds they left behind. Imagine if there were no big trucks to haul your garbage away. What if you simply tossed your . . . Map (db m153634) HM
12Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — “All Gave Some, Some Gave All”
Near Palm Coast Parkway NW at Corporate Drive, on the right when traveling west.
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
13Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — 8 — Caretaker’s ResidenceWashington Oaks Historic District
On Old State Road A1A 0.5 miles west of N Oceanshore Boulevard, on the left when traveling south.
Owen and Louise Young retained several staff members to tend the gardens, orchards, buildings and farm animals. No employee was more devoted to Mr. and Mrs. Young than Francisco Lopez, who served as the Young’s cook, chauffeur and groundskeeper . . . Map (db m144839) HM
14Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — City of Palm Coast Military Memorial
Near Palm Coast Parkway NW at Corporate Drive, on the right when traveling west.
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
15Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — City of Palm Coast September 11 Memorial
Near Palm Coast Parkway NW at Corporate Drive, on the right when traveling west.
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
16Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — 1 — Coquina ColumnsWashington Oaks Historic District
Near Old State Road A1A 0.5 miles west of North Oceanshore Boulevard, on the right when traveling south.
The coquina columns to the left stood alongside the original Highway A1A and served as the entrance gate to the Youngs’ winter residence. Coquina, a sedimentary rock made by sand, shells and water, is abundant at Washington Oaks on the Atlantic . . . Map (db m144842) HM
17Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Flight 93Summerset, PA — Elks Club Palm Coast # 2709 —
On Old Kings Rd N 0.2 miles north of Fleetwood Drive, on the left when traveling north.
Flight 93 0842 – United Airlines Flight 93 departs Newark Airport for San Francisco. 0930 – Passengers using cell phones call family members and inform them the plane they are on has been hijacked, their families tell . . . Map (db m136712) HM
18Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Flight Of Life Sculpture #7
Near Waterfront Park Road 0.7 miles north of Colbert Lane.
Dedicated to sixteen fellow army soldiers killed and twenty five seriously wounded in a horrific friendly fire accident on September 2, 1960 – at Garfenwohr, Germany Thank you to all past, present & future veterans for their sacrifices . . . Map (db m144352) HM
19Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — 5 — Formal GardensWashington Oaks Historic District
Near Old State Road A1A 0.5 miles west of North Oceanshore Boulevard, on the right when traveling south.
Mrs. Louise P. Young was a talented gardener. She designed the ornamental and planned the fruit orchards at Washington Oaks. Her favorite plants were azaleas, camellias, orchids and citrus, all of which remain in the gardens today. After the . . . Map (db m144812) HM
20Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — 6 — GreenhouseWashington Oaks Historic District
Near Old State Road A1A 0.5 miles west of North Oceanshore Boulevard, on the right when traveling south.
This restored greenhouse was originally erected in the late 1940s from a prefabricated kit purchased from the National Greenhouse Company of Pana, Illinois. Potted orchids in bloom were brought into the Young’s home for interior decoration and . . . Map (db m144838) HM
21Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Historic Fire Station 22
On Palm Coast Parkway NE at Clubhouse Road, on the left when traveling east on Palm Coast Parkway NE.
Welcome to Palm Coast’s first fire station. Serving as department headquarters from 1977 to 1989, and is still in continuous operation.Map (db m135727) HM
22Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Invisible Wounds Memorial
Near Palm Coast Parkway NW at Corporate Drive, on the right when traveling west.
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
23Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-22 — King's Road
On North Old Kings Road 0.3 miles north of Princess Place Road, on the right when traveling north.
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
24Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Lehigh Trail
On Colbert Lane south of Harbor View Drive (Road 100), on the left when traveling north.
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
25Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-950 — Levitt & I.T.T. "Del Mar" Model and Palm Coast Golf Club
On Clark Lane at Cooper Lane, on the left when traveling west on Clark Lane.
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
26Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-898 — Levitt & I.T.T. 'De Bary' Model
On Casper Drive at Cooper Lane, on the left when traveling east on Casper Drive.
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
27Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-529 — Mala Compra Plantation Historic Site
On North Ocean Shore Boulevard (State Road A1A) 0.1 miles north of Mala Compra Road, on the right when traveling south.
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
28Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Memorial Tree
Near Palm Coast Parkway NW at Corporate Drive, on the right when traveling west.
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
29Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — 7 — Mr. Young’s OfficeWashington Oaks Historic District
Near Old State Road A1A 0.5 miles west of North Oceanshore Boulevard, on the left when traveling south.
This log building was erected in the 1940s to serve as Owen D. Young’s office. The original three room log cabin was constructed from a Northern manufacturer’s prefabricated kit. The large office room is dominated by a coquina rock fireplace and . . . Map (db m144834) HM
30Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Old Highway A1A
Near North Oceanshore Boulevard 0.3 miles west of State Road 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
31Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Once A Marine, Always A Marine
Near Palm Coast Parkway NW at Corporate Drive.
Once A Marine, Always A Marine Marine Corps League Flagler County Detachment 876 Est. 1994 Honoring our fellow Marines and members for their service and dedication to our country and community. Semper . . . Map (db m152174) WM
32Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Operation Desert Storm
Near Broad St 0.1 miles east of Indian River Ave.
. . . Map (db m115253) WM
33Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-781 — Palm Coast, Florida
On Clark Lane west of Cooper Lane, on the right when traveling west.
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
34Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-530 — Princess Place Estate
Near Princess Place Road 2.5 miles east of North Old Kings Road.
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
35Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — September 11, 2001We Remember — Elks Club Palm Coast # 2709 —
Near Old Kings Rd N 0.2 miles north of Fleetwood Drive.
The Elks are distinctly American and as such we have linked the destiny of our order with the destiny of our country dedicated to those that lost their lives that day. To those that responded and saved thousands, and to our Military which fought . . . Map (db m136669) HM WM
36Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — 4 — The Citrus GrovesWashington Oaks Historic District
On Old State Road A1A 0.5 miles west of North Oceanshore Boulevard, on the right when traveling south.
Citrus is one of Florida’s most revered symbols, but few people realize that St. Augustine was the birthplace of the nation’s citrus industry. Here at Washington Oaks, orange groves have been established since the late 1700s. The Youngs acquired . . . Map (db m144788) HM
37Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — The Crew of the USS Liberty
Near Palm Coast Parkway NW at Corporate Drive, on the right when traveling west.
In Honor of the Crew of the USS Liberty - AGTR 5 In recognition of their courageous and faithful service for military action on June 8, 1967 The following decorations were awarded - ★ Congressional Medal Of Honor ★ 2 Navy . . . Map (db m152172) HM WM
38Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — The First RespondersElks Club Palm Coast # 2709
Near Old Kings Rd N 0.2 miles north of Fleetwood Drive.
All Gave Some – Some Gave All 423 First Responders made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001. Due to exposure to toxic chemicals in the air during rescue and recovery efforts, an alarming number continue to die from . . . Map (db m137152) HM WM
39Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — The Liberty Tree
Near Palm Coast Parkway NW near Corporate Drive.
In colonial times, patriots often gathered by designated trees to sow the seeds of revolution and freedom. Such trees came to symbolize American liberty. This live oak tree is dedicated to the People of Palm Coast as a living tribute to our . . . Map (db m152295) WM
40Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — The PentagonElks Club Palm Coast # 2709
On Old Kings Rd N 0.2 miles north of Fleetwood Drive, on the left when traveling north.
Washington, DC - Arlington, VA Killed: 125   Injured: 106 * 0937 – Hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 is crashed into the west side of the Pentagon. 1010 – After sustaining extensive damage from the plane crash and massive . . . Map (db m136711) HM WM
41Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — 3 — The StudioWashington Oaks Historic District
Near Old Florida Route A1A 0.5 miles west of North Ocean Shore Boulevard (Florida Route A1A), on the right when traveling south.
In the 1950s, the Youngs constructed a studio for Mrs. Young’s daughter, Virginia Powis Brown, who was a talented artist. Large skylights on the north side of the house fill the studio with natural light. The caretaker’s daughter, Francis Faye . . . Map (db m145357) HM
42Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Tree of Remembrance
Near Palm Coast Parkway NW at Corporate Drive, on the right when traveling west.
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
43Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — 10 — Turtle #10 - "Nancy Marie"
On 20 Palm Harbor Drive.
The loggerhead is an endangered species of sea turtle where most nests in the U.S. reside in Florida. Artist: Bob Teller. This turtle is a tribute to Nancy Lopez and Billy Casper, two distinguished golfers in the World Golf Hall of Fame. Nancy . . . Map (db m159261) HM
44Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Veterans MemorialV.F.W Post 8696
Near Old Kings Rd N at Fleetwood Dr..
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
45Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Veterans MemorialElks Club Palm Coast # 2709
On Old Kings Rd N 0.2 miles north of Fleetwood Drive, on the left when traveling north.
All gave some – Some gave all As long as there are Elks Veterans will never be forgotten Dedicated to the memory of all who Proudly served and protected their country.Map (db m136664) WM
46Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — F-124 — Washington Oaks Gardens
Near Old State Road A1A 0.5 miles west of North Oceanshore Boulevard (State Road A1A), on the right when traveling south.
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
47Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — World Trade CenterNew York, NY — Elks Club Palm Coast # 2709 —
On Old Kings Rd N 0.2 miles north of Fleetwood Drive, on the right when traveling north.
World Trade Center New York, NY *0846 – Hijacked American Airlines Flight #11 is crashed into the World trade Center Tower #1 *0903 – Hijacked United Airlines Flight #175 is crashed into the World Trade Center Tower #2 . . . Map (db m136705) HM
48Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — 2 — Young HomeWashington Oaks Historick District
Near Old State Road A1A 0.5 miles west of North Oceanshore Boulevard (State Road A1A), on the right when traveling south.
This riverside cottage was the winter home of Owen D. and Louise P. Young. The Young’s primary residence was in Van Homesville, New York. After much consideration, the Youngs decided to build their Washington Oaks home on this raised bank along . . . Map (db m144590) HM
 
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