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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24MC_edmund-lee-family-graveyard-and-the-lonesome-grave-william-r-whitaker-house_Bradenton-FL.html
(side 1) Edmund Lee Family Graveyard and the Lonesome Grave According to local history, members of the Lee family are buried here. Rev. Edmund Lee, a Presbyterian Minister, his wife Electa, and their daughter Sarah, came to the Village of Mana…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23D2_bradenton-general-hospital_Bradenton-FL.html
On this site from January 1, 1921-May 31, 1957 stood the Bradenton General Hospital owned and operated by Dr. C.W. Larrabee and wife, Dovie Collins Larrabee for the use of all doctors and benefit and care of all people in this area.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y0D_the-village-of-cortez-historical_Bradenton-FL.html
(Side 1) Origin of the name CORTEZ cannot be proved but is thought to have begun with the inhabitants of a Spanish fishing "rancho" in this vicinity. The area was known as "Hunter's Point" to local residents until the 1880's. This is borne out by…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1Y0C_palma-sola-community-church-historical_Bradenton-FL.html
(Side 1) This historic non-denominational church, first known as "The Church in the Wildwood" because of location, was established and constructed in 1886 when Asa Pillsbury, Sr. donated land for a church, cemetery and school to trustees A.T. Ada…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1XN7_camp-weatherford-historical_Bradenton-FL.html
(side 1) With baseball suspended for the duration of WWII, present-day McKechnie Field was closed between 1941-48 and taken over by the U.S. Army and named Camp Bradenton. Under command of Maj. Joseph H. Dunlap, it was designated a Signal Corps b…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WKO_florida-highway-patrol-school-historical_Bradenton-FL.html
(side 1) In 1939, the Legislature created the Department of Public Safety and Florida Highway Patrol. Governor Fred P. Cone appointed W.F. Reid director in September. On October 1, Major H. Neil Kirkman was appointed Commandant of the Highway Pat…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WKN_bealls-centennial-historical_Bradenton-FL.html
(side 1) In April of 1915, twenty-two year old Robert M. Beall opened a simple dry goods store on this block of Old Main Street. Pricing nothing over a dollar, he named it the Dollar Limit. Beall invested his money in merchandise so when the good…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WKM_courthouse-square-historical_Bradenton-FL.html
(side 1) In 1892, John Crews Pelot deeded this 200 x 400 square foot parcel of land to Manatee County for the sum of $200.00. The land was cleared at a cost of $62.50, and a new courthouse, the first in "Braidentown" and the county's third county…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WJ9_former-town-of-fogartyville-former-town-of-wilhelmsenburg-historical_Bradenton-FL.html
(side 1) Former Town of Fogartyville This marker stands on the eastern boundary of Fogartyville, a town founded on land acquired under the Homestead Act after the War Between the States by Fogarty bros., Capt. Bartholomew (Tole), John and Will…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WJ8_adams-and-rogers-cemeteries-historical_Bradenton-FL.html
Adams Cemetery, once known as the Fogartyville Colored Cemetery, began in 1896 when William H. and Eliza Atzeroth Forgarty donated four acres of land to the community for use as a public cemetery. The cemetery's earliest marker is the final restin…
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