“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Boca Raton, Florida

Clickable Map of Palm Beach County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Palm Beach County, FL (106) Broward County, FL (55) Glades County, FL (3) Hendry County, FL (4) Martin County, FL (30) Okeechobee County, FL (7)  PalmBeachCounty(106) Palm Beach County (106)  BrowardCounty(55) Broward County (55)  GladesCounty(3) Glades County (3)  HendryCounty(4) Hendry County (4)  MartinCounty(30) Martin County (30)  OkeechobeeCounty(7) Okeechobee County (7)
West Palm Beach is the county seat for Palm Beach County
Boca Raton is in Palm Beach County
      Palm Beach County (106)  
      Broward County (55)  
      Glades County (3)  
      Hendry County (4)  
      Martin County (30)  
      Okeechobee County (7)  
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1Florida (Palm Beach County), Boca Raton — F-1083 — Boca Raton Army Air Field B-34 Crash
(side 1) The Boca Raton Army Air Field (BRAAF), established in 1942, included land bordered by Palmetto Park Road to the south, Dixie Highway to the east, Yamato Road to the north, and Military Trail to the west. It totaled 5,820 acres and . . . Map (db m174877) HM
2Florida (Palm Beach County), Boca Raton — F-333 — Boca Raton Town Hall
Designed in the Mediterranean Revival style by the architect Addison C. Mizner and completed by the architect William E. Alysmeyer, the Boca Raton Town Hall opened in April 1927 as the city's first municipal building, fire station and police . . . Map (db m94687) HM
3Florida (Palm Beach County), Boca Raton — F-331 — F.E.C. Railway Depot, Boca Raton
The rails of Henry Flagler’s Florida East Coast Railway first reached Boca Raton in 1895 providing an essential link in the extension of the railroad system south to Miami and the Florida Keys, and fostering the tourism and agricultural . . . Map (db m96926) HM
4Florida (Palm Beach County), Boca Raton — F-635 — Old Floresta Historic District
In October 1925, architect Addison Mizner announced construction of houses for his company’s executives and his brother, the Reverend Henry Mizner, in the subdivision now known as Old Floresta. The Robinson Company, a New York contractor building . . . Map (db m41667) HM
5Florida (Palm Beach County), Boca Raton — Sanborn Square
In the early 1950s, the site directly across from Boca Raton’s Old Town Hall, formerly a bus station, sat empty. In 1953, owner of the land Eleanor Sanborn, graciously allowed the town‘s annual holiday celebrations to take place there. By 1955, . . . Map (db m161133) HM
6Florida (Palm Beach County), Boca Raton — F-180 — The Barefoot Mailmen
Along this beach in the 1880’s and early 1890’s walked United States mailmen on their sixty-six mile journey between Palm Beach and Miami. The trip required three days each way and they passed this spot the second day. They walked barefoot at the . . . Map (db m96964) HM
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7Florida (Palm Beach County), Boca Raton — The Sanborn Wall
On this spot in June 1942, spies from German U-boats landed and occupied Dr. William Sanford’s home built on this site in 1937. The subs, deployed during WWII as part of Hitler’s Operation Drumbeat, torpedoed tankers and freighters traveling the . . . Map (db m114951) HM
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Nov. 29, 2022