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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Daytona Beach

 
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Daytona Beach, Florida and Vicinity
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    Brevard County (164)
    Flagler County (47)
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    Marion County (18)
    Orange County (90)
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1Florida (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 in . . . — Map (db m105863) HM
2Florida (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
3Florida (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
4Florida (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
5Florida (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
6Florida (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
7Florida (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
8Florida (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
9Florida (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
10Florida (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
11Florida (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
12Florida (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
13Florida (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
14Florida (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
15Florida (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
16Florida (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
17Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — 40th Running Daytona 500 — 1998 — Daytona International Speedway Walk Of Fame —
Daytona 500 Champion Dale Earnhardt #3 — Map (db m108445) HM
18Florida (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
19Florida (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
20Florida (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 Interior — Map (db m158204) HM
21Florida (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
22Florida (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
23Florida (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
24Florida (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
25Florida (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
26Florida (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
27Florida (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
28Florida (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
29Florida (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
30Florida (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
31Florida (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
32Florida (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
33Florida (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
34Florida (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
35Florida (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
36Florida (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
37Florida (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
38Florida (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
39Florida (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
40Florida (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
41Florida (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 . . . — Map (db m105789) HM
42Florida (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
43Florida (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
44Florida (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
45Florida (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
46Florida (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
47Florida (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
48Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Civil Rights Pioneer — Jackie Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
Jackie Robinson, A Man Most Noted For His Athletic Skills, As 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 m108481) HM
49Florida (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
50Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Confederate Memorial — 1861        1961
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
51Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Confederate Veterans
(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
52Florida (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 Interior — Map (db m158198) HM
53Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Dale Earnhardt — NASCAR Champion — Daytona International Speedway —
Dale Earnhardt All Time Victory Leader At Daytona 34 Wins — Map (db m106980) HM
54Florida (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
55Florida (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
56Florida (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 Interior — Map (db m157060) HM
57Florida (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
58Florida (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
59Florida (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 m108471) HM
60Florida (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
61Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — First Spring Training — Jackie Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
As Billy Rowe, Chief Photographer For The Pittsburg 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 . . . — Map (db m108474) HM
62Florida (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
63Florida (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
64Florida (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
65Florida (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
66Florida (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 m105716) HM
67Florida (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
68Florida (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 m105750) HM
69Florida (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
70Florida (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 inches — Map (db m105871) HM
71Florida (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
72Florida (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)
73Florida (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
74Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Korean War — 1950 - 1953 — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
Sparked by global Cold War tension, United Nations forces, led primarily by the United States, intervened to support South Korea. After an almost two-year stalemate, where battles raged but no land was gained, a protracted armistice negotiation . . . — Map (db m154874) WM
75Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Mary McLeod Bethune — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum
Just as carefully as Branch Rickey chose Jackie Robinson, he chose Daytona Beach as the site for his "noble experiment.” Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, founder of Bethune-Cookman College was born July 10, 1875, in Maysville, South Carolina. She was . . . — Map (db m106464) HM
76Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — 86000025 — Merchants Bank Building — Halifax Historical Museum
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m34919) HM
77Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Mexican-American War — 1846 - 1848 — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
After the annexation of Texas in 1845, the U.S. and Mexico failed to resolve a boundary dispute leading to a declaration of war on May 13, 1846. The war ended with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, giving the U.S. control of Texas, and the greater . . . — Map (db m154676) WM
78Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Military Intervention in Libya — 2011 — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
U.S. forces joined a multi-state coalition to bring an end to the Libyan civil war, ultimately leading to the fall of the Gaddafi regime. Total Active Serving Unknown Killed In Action Unknown Wounded in Action Unknown — Map (db m154983) WM
79Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Northwest Indian War/Quasi-War/First Barbary War — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
Northwest Indian War 1785 – 1793 This war, fought against a confederation of native tribes and Great Britain, resulted in the American occupation of the Northwest Territory. Total Active Serving 4,000 Killed in Action 1,221 . . . — Map (db m154658) WM
80Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Operation Enduring Freedom — 2001 - 2014 — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
On October 7, 2001, U.S. and coalition forces invaded Afghanistan in response to the 9/11 attacks and began combat action against Al Qaeda terrorists and Taliban supporters. After 13 years of combat, the operation was officially concluded on . . . — Map (db m154966) WM
81Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Operation Iraqi Freedom — 2003 - 2010 — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
The United States led a coalition of forces to disarm Iraq and establish a democratic Iraqi government. Coalition forces also helped to secure the new government, and combat the insurgency that followed. The majority of U.S. ground troops . . . — Map (db m154975) WM
82Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Operation Just Cause/Operation Restore Hope/Operation Gothic Serpent — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
Operation Just Cause 1989 The United States invasion of Panama led to the capture of Dictator Manuel Noriega, and the restoration of a democratic government. Total Active Serving 27,684 Killed In Action 23 Wounded In Action 324 . . . — Map (db m154953) WM
83Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Operation Urgent Fury/Beirut Barracks Bombing/Operation El Dorado Canyon — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
Operation Urgent Fury 1983 The U.S. led invasion of Grenada resulted in the overthrow of the revolutionary forces in power, and the restoration of a constitutional government. Total Active Serving 7,300 Killed In Action 19 . . . — Map (db m154928) WM
84Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm — 1990 - 1993 — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
After the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq, U.S. and coalition military forces were deployed to liberate Kuwait and protect Saudi Arabia. Allied forces acted swiftly, driving the Iraqi forces out of Kuwait within 100 hours. Combat operations ended on . . . — Map (db m154952) WM
85Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Ormond's Flying Mile 1904
Ormond’s Flying Mile, used 1904 – 1911, is 1 mile midpoint of 5 mile course beginning at Granada Blvd. and ending past Seabreeze Blvd. The first streamliner to run on the beach. The Baker electric “Torpedo Kid”, driven by W.J. . . . — Map (db m133108) HM
86Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Overthow of the Kingdom of Hawaii/Second Samoan Civil War — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge
Overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii 1893 This war was fought largely between U.S. citizens and Honolulu militiamen and the Kingdom of Hawaii, ultimately resulting in the annexation of the islands to the United States. Casualties . . . — Map (db m154691) WM
87Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Persian Gulf War Memorial
The Desert Storm Support Group of the Halifax Area proudly honor our men and women who served with pride in the Persian Gulf War January 16, 1991 - February 27, 1991 — Map (db m50563) WM
88Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Philippine-American War/Boxer Rebellion/Border War — Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
Philippine-American War 1899–1902 Following the Treaty of Paris, Filipino revolutionaries for independence in 1946 Total Active Serving 126,000 Killed In Action 6,165 Wounded In Action 3,000 Boxer Rebellion . . . — Map (db m154745) WM
89Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Rachel Robinson — Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum —
Rachel Isum and Jack Roosevelt Robinson met in 1941, when she was a freshman-nursing student and he a senior and star athlete at the University of California, Los Angeles. They became engaged as Jackie went into the Army as a private and left as a . . . — Map (db m106202) HM
90Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing On The Beach — Daytona Beach
Automobile racing on the beach comprised two distinct periods spanning 1903 - 1935 and 1936 - 1958. The 1903 - 1935 period was filled with speed record attempts and other related exciting beach events. These years began with the first timed run . . . — Map (db m132893) HM
91Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing On The Beach 1903 — Ormond/Daytona Beach
Also in March, Winton races against the “Pirate” brought here by Ransom E. Olds, originator of Oldsmobile and REO vehicles. The “Pirate” driven by H.T. Thomas is barely beaten by the “Bullet” in this first side . . . — Map (db m134175) HM
92Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing On The Beach 1903
In March the first automobile speed meet is held on Ormond/Daytona Beaches. Alexander Winton drives his "Bullet" to 68.198 MPH on 1 kilometer course for first beach record. — Map (db m134176) HM
93Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing On The Beach 1904 — Ormond/Daytona Beach
In January, William K. Vanderbilt sets first world record on beach at Winter Speed Carnival with 1 mile run of 92.307 MPH in Mercedes. Glenn H. Curtiss, American aviator pioneer makes first official 60 MPH motorcycle run. Powered by one of the first . . . — Map (db m134177) HM
94Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing on the Beach 1905 — Ormond/Daytona Beach
100 mph barrier on beach falls to H.L. Bowden at 109.756 mph in Mercedes Arthur MacDonald disputes weight of Bowden’s Mercedes and runs 104.651 mph in Napier. Both get official record speed Henry Ford brings his factory team for runs in Winter Speed . . . — Map (db m134180) HM
95Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing on the Beach 1906 — Ormond/Daytona Beach
Fred Marriott competing against French, British and Italian rivals is first to break 2 miles per minute barrier with 1 mile speed of 127.659 in Stanley Steamer. For second year in a row gasoline cars beaten by steam power. — Map (db m134181) HM
96Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing on the Beach 1907
Glenn H. Curtiss rides V-8 powered motorcycle To 136.3 mph record in measured mile Chicago Daily News headline reads, On Earth Bullets Are Only Rivals Of Glenn Curtiss — Map (db m134182) HM
97Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing on the Beach 1910 — Ormond/Daytona Beach
Barney Oldfield crowned Speed King of the World drives "Lightening Benz" 133.724 mph in measured mile and describes acceleration as the sensation of riding a rocket through space. World’s first twin engine airplane flight, albeit brief, . . . — Map (db m134237) HM
98Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing on the Beach 1911 — Ormond/Daytona Beach
Bob Burman celebrates 27th birthday by running beach course record of 141.732 mph in” Blitzen Benz” Oldfield’s former Lightning Benz. Wind at high speed rips lenses from Burman’s goggles. His record stands until 1919. — Map (db m134241) HM
99Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing on the Beach 1912 — Ormond/Daytona Beach
Use of Daytona Beach measured mile begins two straight tracks on beach used. First is 9 miles long and second is five miles long. Timed mile is in the middle. — Map (db m134244) HM
100Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing on the Beach 1919 — Ormond/Daytona Beach
Ralph DePalma driving champion and winner of hundreds of races, sets new 1 mile record driving 905 cubic inch V-12 powered Packard on the beach at 149.875 mph. DePalma also sets world records for distances of 2 to 20 miles and standing mile. His . . . — Map (db m134338) HM

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