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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Volusia County, Florida

 
Clickable Map of Volusia 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 Volusia County, FL (429) Brevard County, FL (338) Flagler County, FL (71) Lake County, FL (61) Marion County, FL (200) Orange County, FL (215) Putnam County, FL (61) Seminole County, FL (149)  VolusiaCounty(429) Volusia County (429)  BrevardCounty(338) Brevard County (338)  FlaglerCounty(71) Flagler County (71)  LakeCounty(61) Lake County (61)  MarionCounty(200) Marion County (200)  OrangeCounty(215) Orange County (215)  PutnamCounty(61) Putnam County (61)  SeminoleCounty(149) Seminole County (149)
DeLand is the county seat for Volusia County
Adjacent to Volusia County, Florida
      Brevard County (338)  
      Flagler County (71)  
      Lake County (61)  
      Marion County (200)  
      Orange County (215)  
      Putnam County (61)  
      Seminole County (149)  
 
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1 Florida, Volusia County, Bethune Beach — F-940 — Bethune-Volusia Beach
(Side 1) When Daytona Beach was founded in 1876 two of its founders, John Tolliver and Thaddeus S. Gooden, were African American. Over the years, Jim Crow laws changed the state drastically, and by the 1920s, African Americans were banned . . . Map (db m136030) HM
2 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — "Historic Jim Crow Section" — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum
Jim Crow was not the name of a person, yet the name "Jim Crow" affected the lives of millions of people. From the 1880’s into the 1960's, a majority of American states enforced segregation through Jim Crow laws (so called after a black character . . . Map (db m191094) HM
3 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 128 Orange Avenue
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m213211) HM
4 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 132 North Beach Street — Morrison's Cafeteria
Morrison's Cafeteria began as a single cafeteria that opened in 1920 in Mobile, Alabama, by J. A. Morrison. Morrison helped develop the cafeteria dining concept, which was unique at the time and would later become synonymous with the southern United . . . Map (db m213206) HM
5 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 140 North Beach Street — W.T. Grants & Lloyd Cox Co.
In 1906 the first "W. T. Grant Co. 25 Cent Store" opened in Lynn, Massachusetts. Modest profit, coupled with a fast turnover of inventory, caused the stores to grow to almost $100 million annual sales by 1936. By the time Grant died in 1972 at age . . . Map (db m213204) HM
6 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 150 North Beach Street — Lerner Shops
Samuel Lerner founded Lerner Shops (later known as Lerner Stores) all the way back in 1918. Some 67 years later, The Limited purchased the chain, acquiring all 796 stores. This was just the first big change: In 1992, the name changed to Lerner New . . . Map (db m213203) HM
7 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 160 North Beach Street — Sears and then Furchgoff’s Department Store
Furchgott's Ine. was established by Leo Furchgott in 1868. Under the leadership of company president Frederick Meyerheim, Furchgott's went through a period of growth that called for a major expansion of their upscale downtown department stores where . . . Map (db m213202) HM
8 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 174 North Beach Street — Krystal Burger
It was on October 24, 1932, when the nation's first Krystal restaurant opened its doors in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, amid the harsh financial times of the Great Depression. Its founders, Rody Davenport Jr. and J. Glenn Sherrill, believed that . . . Map (db m213201) HM
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9 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1937-1938 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — On 3.2 Mile Beach-Road Course — Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Sept. 5, 1937 – 51.2 miles. 1st-Smokey Purser, ‘37 Ford; 2nd-Mike Cone; 3rd-Danny Murphy. July 10, 1938 – 150.4 miles. 1st-Danny Murphy, ’38 Ford; 2nd-Bill France; 3rd-Mike Cone. Sept. 5, 1938, 156.8 miles. 1st-Bill . . . Map (db m134915) HM
10 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1939 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — On 3.2 Mile Beach-Road Course — Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Mar. 19 – 156.8 miles. 1st–J. Sam Rice, '39 Mercury; 2nd–Bill France; 3rd–Joe Littlejohn July 4 – 160 miles. 1st–Stewart Joyce-'32 Ford; 2nd–Smokey Purser; 3rd–Bill Tanner Sept. 4 – . . . Map (db m134937) HM
11 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1940 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — On 3.2 Mile Beach-Road Course — Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Mar. 10 – 160 miles. 1st – Roy Hall, ’39 Ford; 2nd – Joe Littlejohn; 3rd – Cannonball Bob Baker July 7 – 160 miles. 1st – Bill France, ’39 Buick; 2nd – Joe Littlejohn; 3rd –Smokey Purser . . . Map (db m134940) HM
12 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1941 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — On 3.2 Mile Beach-Road Course — Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Mar. 2 – 160 miles . 1st – Roy Hall, Ford: 2nd – Smokey Purser; 3rd – Tommy Elmore Mar. 30 – 160 miles, 1st – Smokey Purser - ’39 Ford; 2nd – Roy Hall; 3rd – Joe Littlejohn July 27 . . . Map (db m135026) HM
13 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1946 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — Ormond/Daytona Beach
Apr. 14 – 160 miles . 1st – Red Byron,’39 Ford; 2nd – Joe Littlejohn ; 3rd – Ed Eng June 30 – 102.4 miles, 1st – Roy Hall, ’39 Ford; 2nd – Mickey Rhodes; 3rd – Gayle Warren Map (db m135140) HM
14 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1947 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — On 3.2 Mile Beach - Road Course — Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Jan. 26 – 160 miles . 1st – Red Byron,’39 Ford; 2nd – Louis Pickett; ; 3rd – Lee Morgan Mar. 9 – 96 miles. 1st – Bob Flock - ’39 Ford; 2nd – Huch Lanford; 3rd – Glenn Dunnaway Aug. 17 . . . Map (db m135144) HM
15 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1948 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — On 3.2 Mile Beach - Road Course — Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Feb 15 – 149.6 miles. 1st – Red Byron,’39 Ford; 2nd – Marshall Teagues ; 3rd – Raymond Parks with Bob Flock in relief Aug. 8 – 149.6 miles. 1st – Fonty Flock, ’39 Ford; 2nd – Bill Snowden; 3rd . . . Map (db m135146) HM
16 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1949 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — On 4.3 Mile Beach-Road Course — Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Jan. 16 – 201.1 miles . 1st – Marshall Teague, ’39 Ford; 2nd – Speedy Thompson ; 3rd – Crash Waller Inaugural Daytona Strictly Stock Race on 4.15 mile Beach – Road Course July 10 – 166 miles, 1st . . . Map (db m135150) HM
17 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1950 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — On 3.2b Mile Beach-Road Course — Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Feb. 4 – 102.5 mile Modified Race. . 1st – Gober Sosebee, ’39 Ford; 2nd – Fireball Roberts; 3rd – Red Cummings . Feb. 5 –1 96.8 miles Grand National Race. 1st –Harold Kite, - ’49 Lincoln; 2nd – Red . . . Map (db m135222) HM
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18 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1951 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — 1951 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Feb. 10 – 159.9 mile Sportsmen’s Race. 1st – Gober Sosebee, ’39 Ford; 2nd – Frankie Schneider; 3rd Tim Flock Feb. 11 –1 59.9 mile Grand National Race. 1st –Marshall Teague., -‘ 51 Hudson; 2nd – Tim Flock, . . . Map (db m135223) HM
19 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1952 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — On 4.1 Mile Beach-Road Course — Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Feb. 9, 1952 98.4 Mile Modified - Sportsmen’s Race Modified Finishers 1st – Jag Smith, ’39 Ford; 2nd - Curtis Turner; 3rd – Joe Weatherly. *Tim Flock finished first, but disqualified. Sportsman Finishers 1st (12th overall) . . . Map (db m135231) HM
20 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1953 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — On 4.1 Mile Beach-Road Course — Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Feb. 14 98.4 Mile Modified - Sportsman Race Modified Finishers 1st – Cotton Ownens, ’38 Plymouth (Chrysler Engine); 2nd - Ralph Moody; 3rd – Earl Moses Sportsman Finishers 1st (11th overall) – Curtis Turner; ’39 Ford; 2nd . . . Map (db m135512) HM
21 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 1954 Daytona Beach Stock Car Races — On 4.1 Mile Beach-Road Course — Ormond/Daytona Beach —
Feb. 19 - 102.5 mile Sportsman Race 1st – Dick Joslin, ’39 Ford; 2nd - Joe Wolf; 3rd – Gwyn Staley Feb. 20 – 123 Mile Modified – Sportsman Race 1st – Cotton Owens, ’38 Plymouth (Chrysler Engine); – 2nd . . . Map (db m135516) HM
22 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 224 South Beach Street — The Princess Building
This Property has been Placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m213922) HM
23 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 38th Running Daytona 500 — 1996 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
1996 Daytona 500 Champion Dale Jarrett #88 Map (db m108452) HM
24 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 39th Running Daytona 500 — 1997 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
1997 Daytona 500 Champion Jeff Gordon #24 Map (db m108448) HM
25 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 40th Running Daytona 500 — 1998 — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
Daytona 500 Champion Dale Earnhardt #3Map (db m108445) HM
26 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 41st Running Daytona 500 — 1999 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
1999 Daytona 500 Champion Jeff Gordon #24 Map (db m108451) HM
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27 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 42nd Running Daytona 500 — 2000 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2000 Daytona 500 Champion Dale Jarrett #88 Map (db m108434) HM
28 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 432 South Beach Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m158204) HM
29 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 43rd Running Daytona 500 — 2001 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2001 Daytona 500 Champion Michael Waltrip #15 Map (db m108433) HM
30 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 44th Running Daytona 500 — 2002 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2002 Daytona 500 Champion Ward Burton #22 Map (db m108450) HM
31 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 45th Running Daytona 500 — 2003 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2003 Daytona 500 Champion Michael Waltrip #15 Map (db m108449) HM
32 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 46th Running Daytona 500 — 2004 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2004 Daytona 500 Champion Dale Earnhardt Jr #8 Map (db m108447) HM
33 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 47th Running Daytona 500 — 2005 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2005 Daytona 500 Champion Jeff Gordon #24 Map (db m108552) HM
34 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 48th Running Daytona 500 — 2006 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2006 Daytona 500 Champion Jimmie Johnson #48 Map (db m108444) HM
35 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 49th Running Daytona 500 — 2007 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2007 Daytona 500 Champion Kevin Harvick #29 Map (db m108443) HM
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36 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 50th Running Daytona 500 — 2008 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2008 Daytona 500 Champion Ryan Newman #12 Map (db m108442) HM
37 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 51st Running Daytona 500 — 2009 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2009 Daytona 500 Champion Matt Kenseth #17 Map (db m108441) HM
38 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 52nd Running Daytona 500 — 2010 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2010 Daytona 500 Champion Jamie McMurray #17 Map (db m129531) HM
39 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 53rd Running Daytona 500 — 2011 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2011 Daytona 500 Champion Trevor Bayne #21 Map (db m108439) HM
40 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 54th Running Daytona 500 — 2012 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2012 Daytona 500 Champion Matt Kenseth #17 Map (db m108438) HM
41 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 55th Running Daytona 500 — 2013 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2013 Daytona 500 Champion Jimmie Johnson #48 Map (db m108437) HM
42 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 56th Running Daytona 500 — 2014 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2014 Daytona 500 Champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. #88 Map (db m108436) HM
43 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 57th Running Daytona 500 — 2015 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2015 Daytona 500 Champion Joey Lagano #22 Map (db m108435) HM
44 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 58th Running Daytona 500 — 2016 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2016 Daytona 500 Champion Denny Hamlin #11 Map (db m108432) HM
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45 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 59th Running Daytona 500 — 2017 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2017 Daytona 500 Champion Kurt Busch #41 Map (db m108431) HM
46 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 60th Running Daytona 500 — 2018 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2018 Daytona 500 Champion Austin Dillon #3 Map (db m124750) HM
47 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 61st Running Daytona 500 — 2019 Champion — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
2019 Daytona 500 Champion Denny Hamlin #11 Map (db m136984) HM
48 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 62nd Running Daytona 500 — Daytona International Speedway Walk of Fame
2020 Daytona 500 Champion Denny Hamlin #11 Map (db m187762) HM
49 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 63rd Running Daytona 500 — Daytona International Speedway Walk of Fame
2021 Daytona 500 Champion Michael McDowell #34 Map (db m187764) HM
50 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 64th Running Daytona 500 — Daytona International Speedway Walk of Fame
2022 Daytona 500 Champion Austin Cindric #2 Map (db m207796) HM
51 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — A Gifted Athlete — Jackie Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
Jackie Robinson excelled as an all-round athlete. He demonstrated exceptional athletic ability from an early age, combined with a fierce competitive nature and a will to win. Some have called Jackie Robinson the greatest American athlete, arguing . . . Map (db m108553) HM
52 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Althea Gibson — Barrier Breaker — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
Althea Gibson overcame unbelievable odds to achieve international acclaim and success. Her journey from the violent streets of Harlem to the royal courts of Wimbledon reveals strength of character and her remarkable composure in the face of racial . . . Map (db m191573) HM
53 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — American Indian Wars — 1817 - 1898 — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
As the U.S. government expanded to new territories and established reservation lands, conflicts ensued between the U.S. government and the native peoples of North America. Reservation lands currently total 55.7 million acres in the continental . . . Map (db m154860) WM
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54 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — American Revolutionary War — 1775 - 1783 — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
The Thirteen Colonies fought for session from the British Empire and freedom from European rule. On July 4, 1776, the declaration of Independence established a new nation, the United States of America. Total Active U.S. Military 217,000 . . . Map (db m154654) WM
55 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Arts District — Downtown Daytona Beach Plaza
(Panel 1) (Captions) Sears- Reach St Between Volusia Ave. and Bay St. Circa 1945 photo courtesy of Halifax Historical Museum Daytona Theater - Circa 1940’s photo courtesy of Halifax Historical . . . Map (db m217241) HM
56 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Baseball Legend — Jackie Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
As a gifted UCLA athlete, Jackie Robinson played in all four of the so called major sports. Ironically, he was a star in all except baseball, and yet baseball was the sport that would immortalize him. In 1945, Jackie Robinson played his rookie . . . Map (db m108472) HM
57 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Benny Parsons — 1975 Daytona 500 Winner — Daytona International Speedway —
1975 Benny Parsons wins The Daytona 500 This win marked the first Daytona 500 win for Chevy in NASCAR’s modern era.Map (db m217134) HM
58 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Betty Jane France — NASCAR Matriarch and Philanthropist
Dedicated to a champion of Women's and Children's Health As the founder of our state-of-the-art children's center, Speediatrics, we are proud to honor and pay tribute to an icon of our community Betty Jane France. This statue assures . . . Map (db m107397) HM
59 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Bobby Allison — Daytona International Speedway
Speedway Legend Bobby Allison December 3, 1937 - From: Hueyton, Alabama • Leader of the “Alabama Gang” during his career • Father of 1992 Daytona 500 Champion Davey Allison • Three-time (1978, ‘82, ‘88) Daytona 500 . . . Map (db m216818) HM
60 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Bosnian War/Operation Uphold Democracy/ Kosovo War — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge
Bosnian War 1993 - 1995 The U.S. joined NATO in this international conflict, which ended an ongoing three-year civil war, and resulted in the Dayton Agreement. Total Active Serving Unknown Killed In Action Unknown Wounded In . . . Map (db m154963) WM
61 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Breaks Major League Baseball Color Barrier — Jackie Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
In 1945, Jackie Robinson was a Negro League standout in his rookie year with the Kansas City Monarchs, batting .387. While Jackie excelled in the field and base paths he was not considered the best compared to such renowned players as Satchel Paige . . . Map (db m108473) HM
62 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Chase Elliott — 2020 First-Ever Road Race at Daytona International Speedway — Daytona International Speedway —
2020 Chase Elliott wins the first-ever road race at Daytona International Speedway After 60 years of NASCAR exclusively racing stock cars on the oval, Chase Elliott won the introductory road-course event on his way to winning the 2020 . . . Map (db m217177) HM
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63 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — City Docks District — Downtown Daytona Beach Plaza
(Panel 1) (Captions) Early Fishing - 1900 photo courtesy of Halifax Historical Museum Daytona Beach Fire Dept. Late 1920's - Orange Ave. & Beach St. photo courtesy of Halifax Historical Museum . . . Map (db m217271) HM
64 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Civil Rights Pioneer — Jackie Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
Jackie Robinson, A Man Most Noted For His Athletic Skills, Was A True Pioneer For Civil Rights In America. While In The Army He Was Court-Martialed For Refusing To Move To The Back Of A Bus In Fort Hood, Texas. He Won Acquittal On All Charges. After . . . Map (db m191546) HM
65 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Civil War — 1861 - 1865 — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
Fought by the Northern Union Army against seven southern states which formed the Confederate States of America. The deadliest conflict in American history, the war ended with the reunification of states, the abolition of slavery, and the 13th, . . . Map (db m154684) WM
66 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Confederate Memorial — 1861        1961 — Reported permanently removed
Given in loving memory of our Confederate dead by the Southern citizens of Daytona Beach Sponsored by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Chapter 1955Map (db m46876) WM
67 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Confederate Veterans — Reported permanently removed
(first plaque) In honor of each Confederate Veteran, known and unknown, buried in East Volusia County Jasper J. Allman • Jesse Bennett • Simmons Bennett • Z. H. Bennett • Jackson D. Brooke • Rufus D. Brooke • Wm. W. Carter • . . . Map (db m46909) WM
68 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Cypress Street Elementary School
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m158198) HM
69 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Dale Earnhardt — NASCAR Champion — Daytona International Speedway —
Dale Earnhardt All Time Victory Leader At Daytona 34 WinsMap (db m106980) HM
70 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Daytona 200
This monument was presented to the City of Daytona Beach by the people and companies listed below to preserve the memories of motorcycle racing on this beach and South Atlantic Avenue nine miles south of this point Start of the . . . Map (db m132583) HM
71 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Daytona International Speedway
Known as the ”World Center of Racing,” Daytona International Speedway was founded by Bill France Sr. and officially opened its doors in 1959 for the inaugural DAYTONA 500. Thanks to the $400 million redevelopment project dabbed . . . Map (db m124813) HM
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72 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Delos A. Blodgett House
The Blodgett House Built 1896 Restored 1997 Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m157060) HM
73 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Dr. Josie Rogers’ House — Riverfront Esplanade
Dr. Josie Rogers was born in Daytona Beach on November 26, 1876 - the same year the city was incorporated. In 1879, her father built this house, where she grew up. She became the first female Mayor of Daytona Beach in 1922, only 2 years after . . . Map (db m213195) HM
74 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Time Capsule
(Top) Time Capsule In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929 - 1968 Planted this January 19, 1987 To be opened on January 19, 2087 The City of Daytona Beach Lawrence J. Kelly, Mayor Commissioners . . . Map (db m214839) HM
75 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 88 — Dr. Mary Bethune — Road to the 19th Amendment — National Votes for Women Trail —
Home of educator & suffragist. President, National Assn of Colored Women & National Council of Negro Women. Founded this school 1904.Map (db m212106) HM
76 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — E. Glenn “Fireball” Roberts — January 20, 1929 July 2, 1964
He brought to stock car racing a freshness, distinction, a championship quality that surpassed the rewards collected by the checkered flag. Florida Sportswriters’ Award for the most outstanding athlete, 1958 Voted NASCAR's Most Popular . . . Map (db m107367) HM
77 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Early Beginnings — Jackie Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born on January 31, 1919, in Cairo, Georgia, the grandson of a slave and the son of a sharecropper. In 1920, Jack's father, Jerry, abandoned his wife, Mallie, and their five children, Edgar, Frank, Mack, Willa Mae, and . . . Map (db m108480) HM
78 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Edward Glen “Fireball” Roberts — Daytona International Speedway
Speedway Legend Edward Glenn “Fireball” Roberts January 20, 1929 - July 2, 1964 - From: Daytona Beach, Florida • Got nickname as a hard-throwing American Legion pitcher, as a teenager • 1962 Daytona Champion • . . . Map (db m216437) HM
79 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Esplanade District — Downtown Daytona Beach Plaza
(Panel 1) (Captions) Kris’s Building - South Beach St. - 1940’s photo courtesy of Halifax Historical Museum Memorial Riverfront Park - 1950’s photo courtesy of Halifax Historical Museum . . . Map (db m217310) HM
80 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Exceptional Athletic Ability — Jackie Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
Jackie Robinson demonstrated exceptional athletic ability, a fierce competitive nature and a will to win. It has been suggested that Jackie Robinson could have mastered any game. As a student at UCLA, Jackie Robinson became the first athlete to win . . . Map (db m191230) HM
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81 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — First Church of Christ, Scientist
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department of the Interior Map (db m35997) HM
82 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — First Spring Training — Jackie Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
As Billy Rowe, Chief Photographer For The Pittsburgh Courier And Constant Companion During The Robinson’s First Spring Training Related: “When The Royals Were Playing In (Sanford) Florida, Robinson Got A Hit, Stole Second, Went To Third On A Passed . . . Map (db m191545) HM
83 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — 183 — Francis R. Keyser — Road to the 19th Amendment — National Votes for Women Trail —
Educator and suffragist. Pres. of State Fed. of Colored Women's Clubs. Served on NAACP Executive Committee in 1911. Taught here from 1912-1922.Map (db m212105) HM
84 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Frank Lockhart — Daytona International Speedway
Speedway Legend Frank Lockhart April 8, 1903 - April 25, 1928 - From: Dayton, Ohio • Won 1926 Indianapolis 500 as a rookie • Pole sitter for 1927 Indianapolis 500 • Two-time AAA national championship runner-up • . . . Map (db m216819) HM
85 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Halifax Harbor District — Downtown Daytona Beach Plaza
(Panel 1) (Captions) Sign on the Halifax River, Mainland Side - 1930’s photo courtesy of Halifax Historical Museum Halifax Journal - South Beach St. - 1890’s photo courtesy of Halifax Historical . . . Map (db m217306) HM
86 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Halifax Lodge No. 81
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department of the Interior Map (db m50824) HM
87 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Hall Of Famer — Jackie Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
Jackie Robinson started his Major League rookie season at the age of 28 and played 10 seasons from 1947 to 1956. He played in six World Series and is credited with winning the 1955 World Series for the Dodgers. Robinson was named the sport's first . . . Map (db m108479) HM
88 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — F-1046 — Historic Childhood Home of Dr. Howard Thurman
Side 1 Born in West Palm Beach in 1899, Dr. Howard Washington Thurman spent much of his childhood in this house. Built circa 1888, the house was owned by Nancy Ambrose, Thurman's maternal grandmother, a former slave whose faith influenced . . . Map (db m146213) HM
89 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Ivey's Building
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department of the Interior Map (db m44240) HM
90 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson
This statue was dedicated September 15, 1990 by Rachel Robinson Formally known as City Island Ball Park, this is the site of the first racially integrated spring training game which was played on March 17, 1946 between the Brooklyn Dodgers and . . . Map (db m191235) HM
91 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Jackie And Rachel Robinson Arrive In Daytona Beach — Jackie Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
On Thursday February 28, 1946, two weeks after their marriage, Rachel and Jackie boarded an American Airlines propeller flight from Los Angeles to Daytona Beach. The flight’s first stop was at New Orleans and arrived on Friday March 1st about 7:00 . . . Map (db m108478) HM
92 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Jackie Robinson — Barrier Breaker — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
Jack Roosevelt Robinson was the first African-American to break the modern day Major League Baseball color barrier. His extraordinary baseball skills, appealing personality, intelligence and courage, contributed to make this significant . . . Map (db m191232) HM
93 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Jackie Robinson Ballpark
Site of the first racially integrated professional baseball game in modern history March 17, 1946 Jackie Roosevelt Robinson, a member of the International League’s Montreal Royals, integrated professional baseball by playing in a spring . . . Map (db m105744) HM
94 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum
May 7, 1938 Pasadena Junior College Jackie Robinson established a National Junior College record in long jump with a jump of 25 Feet 6½ inchesMap (db m105871) HM
95 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Jackie Robinson Memorial — Riverwalk And Ball Park Museum
The City Of Daytona Beach In Sincere Appreciation Recognizes The Following Major Contributions For The Jackie Robinson Riverwalk And Ball Park Museum: County Of Volusia ECHO Grant Program The Department Of State Division Of . . . Map (db m108857) HM
96 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Jackie's First MLB Spring Training Game — Jackie Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
“When I got home, I felt as though I had won some kind of victory. I had a new opinion of the people in the town (Daytona Beach). I knew of course, that everyone wasn’t pulling for me to make good, but I was sure that the whole world wasn’t . . . Map (db m108475)
97 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Jantzen Diving Girl History
The Jantzen Diving Girl is a symbol of the evolution of the swimsuit as we know it. Her debut was in 1920, as a flapper in a scandalous wool “bathing suit” complete with tasseled knit hat and long stockings. 1948 saw the dawning of modern . . . Map (db m188623) HM
98 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Jessup's Building
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department of the Interior Map (db m44188) HM
99 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — Joe Weatherly — Daytona International Speedway
Speedway Legend Joe Weatherly May 29, 1922 - January 19, 1964 From: Norfolk , Virginia • Nicknamed “Little Joe” and “Crown Prince of Sock Car Racing” during career • Two-time Champion of NASCAR’s premier series • . . . Map (db m216745) HM
100 Florida, Volusia County, Daytona Beach — F-1191 — Kelly Field and Jackie Robinson
(Front) The year was 1946, Daytona Beach was the only city in racially segregated Florida, perhaps in the entire South, that accepted integrated professional baseball. City officials ignored Jim Crow laws when the Brooklyn Dodgers and . . . Map (db m213921) HM

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Jun. 8, 2023