“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 Palm Beach, 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 (112) Broward County, FL (61) Glades County, FL (6) Hendry County, FL (10) Martin County, FL (42) Okeechobee County, FL (14)  PalmBeachCounty(112) Palm Beach County (112)  BrowardCounty(61) Broward County (61)  GladesCounty(6) Glades County (6)  HendryCounty(10) Hendry County (10)  MartinCounty(42) Martin County (42)  OkeechobeeCounty(14) Okeechobee County (14)
West Palm Beach is the county seat for Palm Beach County
Palm Beach is in Palm Beach County
      Palm Beach County (112)  
      Broward County (61)  
      Glades County (6)  
      Hendry County (10)  
      Martin County (42)  
      Okeechobee County (14)  
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1 Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach — Bethesda-By-The-Sea
East of this marker is the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-By-The-Sea built in 1894 (last service held Easter Sunday April 12, 1925). Most of the worshippers came by boat as there was no roadway to the church, which was bordered on the east by an . . . Map (db m96713) HM
2 Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach — F-727 — Cocoanut Grove House
The Cocoanut Grove House, once Florida’s only hotel on the east coast between Titusville and Key West, stood at this location. The hotel was originally built in 1876 by Elisha Newton “Cap” Dimick as a private residence for his family . . . Map (db m96696) HM
3 Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach — Duck's Nest
Oldest standing house in Palm Beach built in 1891 by Henry Maddock for his home. Parts of the house were assembled in New York and brought by barge to Palm Beach, as this was the only means of transportation.Map (db m96711) HM
4 Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach — F-113 — Episcopal Church of Bethesda-By-The-Sea
The original church constructed in 1889 on the eastern shore of Lake Worth was the first Protestant church building in southeast Florida. The present edifice, erected in 1926 as a monument to international friendship, has served all races, nations, . . . Map (db m95676) HM
5 Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach — Flagler Memorial BridgeOriginal year of construction 1938 — Replacement completed 2017 —
During the late 1800s, Henry Morrison Flagler built numerous resort hotels and a railroad network, the Florida East Coast Railway, along the east coast of Florida. In 1894, Flagler constructed the Royal Poinciana Hotel in Palm Beach, which became . . . Map (db m157236) HM
6 Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach — Henry Morrison Flagler
Henry Morrison Flagler was born in Hopewell, New York in 1830 to a family of modest means.The son of a Presbyterian minister, He left home at the age of 14 to work with relatives in Ohio, beginning as a clerk in a small store. Through many years . . . Map (db m153506) HM
7 Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach — F-694 — Little Red SchoolhouseFirst Schoolhouse in Southeast Florida
Founded in 1886 as a community project, the Little Red Schoolhouse was the first one-room school built in southeast Florida. With $200 of limber from the Dade County School Board, the men of the community, led by George W. Lainhart, volunteered . . . Map (db m96658) HM
8 Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach — Paramount Theatre
Paramount Theatre has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior December 12, 1973Map (db m164860) HM
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9 Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach — F-19 — Royal Poinciana Hotel
The Royal Poinciana Hotel, built by Henry M. Flagler, was opened February 11, 1894. One of the largest wooden structures in the world at the time, the hotel cost over $1 million. Its rooms accommodated 2,000 guests and its dining room seated 1,600. . . . Map (db m96706) HM
10 Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach — F-340 — Sea Gull CottagePalm Beach's Oldest House
Constructed in 1886 by R.R. McCormick, a Denver railroad developer, Sea Gull cottage was purchased by Henry Flagler in 1893 and became Flagler’s first winter residence in Palm Beach. The Royal Poinciana, Flagler’s first resort hotel in Palm Beach, . . . Map (db m114828) HM
11 Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach — Site of the Palm Beach Pier
Erected and opened to the public in 1925, the pier extended out 1,095 feet from this point. For over forty years, it was a favorite town attraction, featuring a coffee shop, cocktail lounge, restaurant, tackle shop and fishermen’s lockers. A series . . . Map (db m96698) HM
12 Florida, Palm Beach County, Palm Beach — The Royal Poinciana Chapel
This Interdenominational Chapel was the earliest church organization in Dade County (of which Palm Beach County was a part). The chapel was founded in 1884 under the auspices of the Home Missionary Society of the Congregational Church by Rev. A.B. . . . Map (db m96701) HM
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Sep. 26, 2023