“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 Lake Worth, 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 (113) Broward County, FL (61) Glades County, FL (6) Hendry County, FL (11) Martin County, FL (42) Okeechobee County, FL (14)  PalmBeachCounty(113) Palm Beach County (113)  BrowardCounty(61) Broward County (61)  GladesCounty(6) Glades County (6)  HendryCounty(11) Hendry County (11)  MartinCounty(42) Martin County (42)  OkeechobeeCounty(14) Okeechobee County (14)
West Palm Beach is the county seat for Palm Beach County
Lake Worth is in Palm Beach County
      Palm Beach County (113)  
      Broward County (61)  
      Glades County (6)  
      Hendry County (11)  
      Martin County (42)  
      Okeechobee County (14)  
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1 Florida, Palm Beach County, Lake Worth — F-579 — Coastal Patrol Base No. 3Civil Air Patrol (CAP) — 1942 - 1943 —
Coastal Patrol Base No. 3 at Lantana Airport was one of three 90-day experimental bases established on the east coast of the United States to assist with anti-submarine patrols. Civilian aviators flew missions up to 60 miles out to sea between Palm . . . Map (db m63179) HM
2 Florida, Palm Beach County, Lake Worth — First Schoolhouse
Site of the first schoolhouse erected in the Town of Lake Worth in 1912 - a frame building twenty-four by thirty-six feet. Initial enrollment was twenty-four pupils. In February 1916, building was replaced on this site by a concrete building - the . . . Map (db m96615) HM
3 Florida, Palm Beach County, Lake Worth — First Town Hall Reported missing
Site of building erected in 1915 as the first Town Hall of Lake Worth, chartered in 1913. Civic and social affairs before 1915 were conducted in a wooden building nearby, known as the Club House or Auditorium. J.W. Means served as mayor in 1913, and . . . Map (db m96616) HM
4 Florida, Palm Beach County, Lake Worth — F-1143 — James Homestead and First Jewell Post Office
The James Homestead and Post Office are an important part of Lake Worth's history before the birth of the city. In 1885, an African American couple, Samuel and Fannie James, were two of the first people to file claim for a homestead in the area. Two . . . Map (db m193845) HM
5 Florida, Palm Beach County, Lake Worth — F-248 — Palm Beach Junior CollegeFlorida's First Public Junior College
The earliest junior colleges in Florida were established under private auspices, beginning in 1907 with Palmer College at DeFuniak Springs. The first public junior college was instituted by the Palm Beach County school board during the Depression . . . Map (db m96618) HM
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Feb. 21, 2024