“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 New Port Richey, Florida

Clickable Map of Pasco 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> Pasco County, FL (88) Hernando County, FL (21) Hillsborough County, FL (359) Pinellas County, FL (129) Polk County, FL (131) Sumter County, FL (60)  PascoCounty(88) Pasco County (88)  HernandoCounty(21) Hernando County (21)  HillsboroughCounty(359) Hillsborough County (359)  PinellasCounty(129) Pinellas County (129)  PolkCounty(131) Polk County (131)  SumterCounty(60) Sumter County (60)
Dade City is the county seat for Pasco County
New Port Richey is in Pasco County
      Pasco County (88)  
      Hernando County (21)  
      Hillsborough County (359)  
      Pinellas County (129)  
      Polk County (131)  
      Sumter County (60)  
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1 Florida, Pasco County, New Port Richey — Dr. Frederick A. Grassin Bridge
For his lifetime of community service to residents of Pasco County as a Family Physician of 58 years, a Navy WWII Veteran and former City of New Port Richey Councilman, who in 1966 ensured that there would be continued access for emergency . . . Map (db m216420) HM
2 Florida, Pasco County, New Port Richey — Green Key
Named for the color of the abundant mangroves, Green Key was originally known as Deer Island. It was homesteaded in the early 1900s by J.G. "Gip" and Cora Brown, who built a home at the tip of the key. In 1930, a limerock causeway was constructed . . . Map (db m101389) HM
3 Florida, Pasco County, New Port Richey — Mc Neil Homestead 1882
This plat of land (Section 6, Township 26S, Range 17E) was surveyed in January 1847 for the newly formed state of Florida by Deputy Surveyor George Watson. In 1851 the state government created the Internal Improvement Board to encourage settlement, . . . Map (db m4665) HM
4 Florida, Pasco County, New Port Richey — Moon Lake Gardens and Dude Ranch
Development of this former 9,000 acre sportsman's paradise was begun in 1933 by Ed Haley's Moon Lake Company. It opened in 1937, complete with bridle paths, native and exotic trees, flowers and shrubs, and plenty of game and fish. The lodge, casino . . . Map (db m67620) HM
5 Florida, Pasco County, New Port Richey — Moon Lake Gardens Stone Barn
Constructed of native limerock in the early 1930s, this stone barn is one remaining structure of Ed Haley's Moon Lake Gardens and Dude Ranch. This barn served some thirty Kentucky bred horses for the guests' pleasure and is said to have housed the . . . Map (db m67625) HM
6 Florida, Pasco County, New Port Richey — Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church
Formerly located on Washington Street, this first permanent home for the parish was dedicated on March 9, 1919, although Mass had been celebrated since 1913 in temporary locations by priests from Saint Leo Abbey. Father Felix Ullrich, OSB, was its . . . Map (db m67094) HM
7 Florida, Pasco County, New Port Richey — Pine Hill Cemetery
This burial ground was established in 1916 by ladies of the New Port Richey Civic Club in a 2.2 acre site donated by George R. Sims. The first interment was that of Clifford E. Freels in 1917. On September 26, 1917, the Pine Hill Cemetery . . . Map (db m67071) HM
8 Florida, Pasco County, New Port Richey — Seven Springs
Early residents of this area were Samuel H. Stevenson and his wife, Elizabeth, who believed in the therapeutic benefits of the mineral springs now known as Seven Springs. It became somewhat of a health resort after Stevenson created a pool by . . . Map (db m67645) HM
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9 Florida, Pasco County, New Port Richey — Sims Park
Originally named Enchantment Park, it was renamed December 16, 1924, to honor George R. Sims, early developer of New Port Richey and donor of the park and clubhouse. His wife, Marjorie, was the first Chasco Fiesta queen. The Civic Club, organized . . . Map (db m216422) HM
10 Florida, Pasco County, New Port Richey, Pasco Center Condo — Pasco County Centennial1897 - 1987
One June 2, 1897, following the construction of railroads through the area, Pasco County was created by the Florida Legislature out of the southern end of Hernando. It was named to honor Samuel Pasco of Jefferson County - a native of England, . . . Map (db m216606) HM
11 Florida, Pasco County, New Port Richey, Pasco Center Condo — Pasco County Veterans Memorial
“Freedom is not a cost free product t is paid for with the blood and lives of our Veterans.” H. Norman Schwarzkopf General, U.S. Army (Retired) World War I KIA Arnett, Wylie • Bekeart, John G. • Boone, Raymond L. • . . . Map (db m216801) WM
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Oct. 3, 2023