“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cocoa, Florida

Clickable Map of Brevard 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> Brevard County, FL (316) Indian River County, FL (56) Orange County, FL (163) Osceola County, FL (79) Seminole County, FL (137) Volusia County, FL (387)  BrevardCounty(316) Brevard County (316)  IndianRiverCounty(56) Indian River County (56)  OrangeCounty(163) Orange County (163)  OsceolaCounty(79) Osceola County (79)  SeminoleCounty(137) Seminole County (137)  VolusiaCounty(387) Volusia County (387)
Titusville is the county seat for Brevard County
Cocoa is in Brevard County
      Brevard County (316)  
      Indian River County (56)  
      Orange County (163)  
      Osceola County (79)  
      Seminole County (137)  
      Volusia County (387)  
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1Florida (Brevard County), Cocoa — F-537 — City Point Community Church
Known as City Point, this area was settled shortly after the Civil War by Confederate veterans, citrus grove workers, northern winter residents, and consumptives seeking a healthy climate. By early 1885, a board of trustees was formed consisting of . . . Map (db m203571) HM
2Florida (Brevard County), Cocoa — Cocoa Village Playhouse(originally Aladdin Theater)
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1924Map (db m146052) HM
3Florida (Brevard County), Cocoa — F-937 — Edward Postell Porcher House
On October 31, 1916, citrus grower and inventor Edward Postell Porcher and wife Byrnina Peck Porcher, moved into what was the grandest house in Cocoa. The house is a unique example of Neo-Classical Revival Style architecture interpreted in coquina . . . Map (db m112182) HM
4Florida (Brevard County), Cocoa — Emory Lawrence Bennett
Born 20 December 1929 at New Smyrna, Florida. Moved to Brevard County March 15, 1936. A 1948 graduate of Cocoa High School. Enlisted in the U.S. Army July 25, 1950. Killed in action June 24, 1951. His grave in Pinecrest Cemetery is properly marked. . . . Map (db m145975) HM WM
5Florida (Brevard County), Cocoa — F-69 — Hernandez Trail
One half mile to the west ran the Hernandez Trail used during the Seminole War. It connected forts along the East Coast to Ft. Dallas in Miami and across from Ft. Pierce and Ft. Capron to Ft. Brooke near Tampa. Brig. General Joseph M. Hernandez, . . . Map (db m72606) HM
6Florida (Brevard County), Cocoa — Historic Cocoa Post Office
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m146061) HM
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7Florida (Brevard County), Cocoa — F-568 — Historic Derby Street Chapel
Dedicated on July 13, 1924, this structure was built by the Seventh Day Adventist Church, and was heralded by The Cocoa Tribune as “an honor to the City.” In 1955 it was sold to the Church of Christ, Scientist. In 1964 it was sold to the . . . Map (db m125640) HM
8Florida (Brevard County), Cocoa — F-689 — St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
On June 2, 1878, the Right Reverend John Freeman Young, Bishop of Florida, and Dr. William H. Carter of Holy Cross Church of Sanford, Florida, held the first meeting of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church at a nearby Rockledge residence. The mission was . . . Map (db m70299) HM
9Florida (Brevard County), Cocoa — Staff Sergeant Melvin Morris
Medal of Honor recipient Melvin Morris was born in Okmulgee, Okla. January 7, 1942. Sergeant First Class Morris (U.S. Army-Retired) and family settled in Brevard County in December 1990. On March 18, 2014, the President of the United States of . . . Map (db m146008) HM WM
10Florida (Brevard County), Cocoa — F-1047 — The S. F. Travis CompanyA Florida Heritage Site
(side one) Founded in 1885, the S.F. Travis Company is the oldest continuously operating business in the city of Cocoa and one of the oldest hardware stores in Florida. Surviving two world wars, numerous hurricanes, and financial busts, the . . . Map (db m145953) HM
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Sep. 30, 2022