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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24MD_the-1890-bratton-store-the-1912-cortez-rural-graded-schoolhouse_Cortez-FL.html
(side 1) The 1890 Bratton Store In the 1890s, William C. Bratton built the first commercial building at Hunter's Point, the original name of the area eventually to be called Cortez. The building served as post office, general store and steambo…
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/HM24MB_terra-ceia-school-village-improvement-association-hall_Terra-Ceia-FL.html
(side 1) Terra Ceia School The first school on Terra Ceia was held in the parlor of the W.H. Abel home on Bayshore Drive. In 1894, residents built a wooden one-room schoolhouse here on Center Road. It was designed and built by Captain Charles …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24MA_atzeroth-home-site_Terra-Ceia-FL.html
(side 1) This is the home site of Joe and Madam Joe Atzeroth, first permanent settlers of Terra Ceia Island. With their daughter Eliza, a physician friend, and dog Bonaparte, they arrived via Tampa April 12, 1843. Living first in a tent, then a p…
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/HM23D1_palmetto-riverside-bed-and-breakfast_Palmetto-FL.html
This Historic Landmark residence, recognized by the Department of Interior for the National Register, was constructed in 1913. Built for Julius Lamb, a prominent Manatee County pioneer, the home was purchased as a mail order kit from Sears, Roebuc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23CZ_the-great-chime-bell_Palmetto-FL.html
This bronze bell was forged by the E.W. Vanduzen Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio, at the Buckeye Bell Foundry in 1893. Originally placed in St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Indianapolis, Indiana, this was the largest of 9 bells. A musical collection of 9 bel…
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/HM1XNC_rubonia-womens-club-historical_Palmetto-FL.html
For the first twenty years, the Silver Leaf Club, also known as the Rubonia Women's Club, met in member's homes. In time, the Club grew and began a search for an affordable larger building. Following World War II, Mead Smith of Palm View purchased…
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