Washington Oaks Gardens Historical

Washington Oaks Gardens Historical (HM1X1U)

Location: Palm Coast, FL 32137 Flagler County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 37.823', W 81° 12.556'

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Part of a Spanish Land grant to Bautista Don Juan Ferreira in 1815. Developed as a plantation by General Joseph Hernandez, an early Florida planter. George Washington, related to our first president, married Hernandez' daughter, Louisa, in 1844. They were given this land by Hernandez and remained here until 1856, developing the plantation and starting an orange grove. Louisa died in 1859 and George left, but returned in 1886, to live here the rest of his life. Purchased in 1936 by Mr. & Mrs. Owen D. Young, the gardens, groves and plantings were expanded. In 1964, after Mr. Young's death, Mrs. Young gave the property to the State.
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HM NumberHM1X1U
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Year Placed1965
Placed ByFlorida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 479742 N 3277848
Decimal Degrees29.63038333, -81.20926667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 37.823', W 81° 12.556'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 37' 49.38" N, 81° 12' 33.36" W
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Area Code(s)386
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 172 N Ocean Shore Blvd, Palm Coast FL 32137, US
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