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Was there a pool at the original Boynton Casino?

6 days ago

Thank you so much for posting all the videos for an Afternoon History Break-!! They’re all so fascinating ❤️❤️ I totally love all the uniqueness of Palm Beach County before all the hustle ... See more

6 days ago

Who recognizes this historic Boynton landmark?

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Early 1910 Boynton truck farming depiction.

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Marco Island 1964

Time for an afternoon...History Break! https://youtu.be/wTO6v8LJADE

Description from Florida archives: "This film begins with people enjoying the surf, a visit to a shell mound, and a visit to the only modern home in the isla...

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Trivia Tuesday: Pioneering Palm Beach County

https://www.palmbeachguide.com/blog/trivia-tuesday-pioneering-palm-beach-county

Who founded the town of Boynton Beach? Major Nathan Boynton William Linton Julia Byrd (Birdie) Dewey E.R. Bradley Boynton purchased oceanfront land in the area from a fellow Michigander, William ... See more

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When A German U-Boat Attacked Palm Beach County | WestPalmBeach.com

https://www.westpalmbeach.com/when-a-german-u-boat-attacked-palm-beach-county/

At 1pm on the sunny afternoon of May 4, 1942, the master of the 9,767-ton British tanker Eclipse was horrified to see a torpedo speeding toward him from the shore near the Boynton Beach Inlet. ... See more

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History of Saint Andrew's School, Boca Raton, Florida

Time for an afternoon...History Break! History of St. Andrew's School, Boca Raton. Rare vintage photographs! https://youtu.be/ZqKTobMxRsc

Back in 1959, The Episcopal School Foundation had a dream…a dream to establish, maintain, conduct, operate, and perpetuate a school in the Episcopal traditio...

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City of Boynton Beach, Government

In case you missed it, in Observance of D-Day and the Battle of Midway, there was a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park in #BoyntonBeach this morning. Thank you to all those who have served our ... See more

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Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

The Boynton Jr. Woman's Club presents the 1961 "frolics."

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Heritage, Episode 10: Hurricane Of 1928

Time for an afternoon...History Break! The Hurricane of 1928. https://youtu.be/SSa9yF0ssEo

Heritage, Thursdays at 5:30 PM. Hosted by Alan Gerstel and Laurel Sauer, “Heritage” is a showcase of programming that features local South Florida history on...

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Summertime! Where did you learn to swim? Did anyone learn to swim in the Pipes' pool? http://www.boyntonhistory.org/jean-rider-pipes-from-1930s-sister-act-to-boynton-community-leader/

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Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum 🗼 105 Steps to the Top 🚶‍♀️🚶‍♂️

Time for an afternoon...History Break! The Jupiter Lighthouse-105 steps to the top. https://youtu.be/_5VDSNTKSKQ

I'm not a professional - I'm Just having fun - The Jupiter Inlet Light is located in Jupiter, Florida, on the north side of the Jupiter Inlet. The site for t...

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Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

We’ve mentioned Bertha Williams Chadwell many times. Her husband John J. Williams came to Boynton in 1908 to take advantage of the affordable farmland and abundant sunshine. He quickly became a ... See more

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Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

From "This week in the Palm Beaches" March 21, 1948. Knollwood Groves and Rainbow Tropical Gardens and a list of Boynton activities. Courtesy of UF digital collections: ... See more

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Ocean Ridge Hammock Park Beach || A Video Tour || Kidfunday

Time for an afternoon...History Break! Ocean Ridge Hammock Park Beach. https://youtu.be/_biX2lbjywU

Ocean Hammock Park Beach is Located in Ocean Ridge / Boynton Beach. which is part of Palm Beach County. This is a Quick Video tour of Ocean Hammock Park Beach.

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Welcoming the Seaboard Air Line Railway to Palm Beach (25 Jan 1925, The Palm Beach Post).

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Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

1860 cartography courtesy of the Atlantic and Gulf Coast Canal and Okeechobee Land Company of Florida showing area lands to be improved by construction of canal giving an outlet to Lake Okeechobee ... See more

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Briny Breezes 60th Anniversary Parade

Time for an afternoon...History Break! Briny Breezes 60th Anniversary Parade & Celebration. https://youtu.be/D6eI8vD5m-Y

God Bless Briny Breezes and Happy 60th anniversary to this amazing place we call home. It was an honor for my family to be apart of this celebration with suc...

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Thanks Historic BB for the recent FIU link. Several Boynton pics there.

Question on the original Shuffleboard courts. This photo seems to be c. 1940’s. Were the courts originally located approx. ... See more

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Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

George H. Blake Casa Loma subdivision in the heart of Boynton between Dixie Highway and the Canal (25 Jan 1925, The Palm Beach Post).

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Home - Florida International University (FIU) Library Digital Collection Repository System (dPanther)

Thanks to Boynton Beach City Library Archivist Georgen Charnes, the BBCL Local History & Archives is now included as a FIU's Digital Collection Partner Site. Great job on this initiative! ... See more

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Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

Boynton’s Finest: 90 Years on the Beat 1920-2010 exhibit toured several City of Boynton Beach institutions and municipal buildings in 2010.

2 weeks ago
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Got Mangos? Fred Benson and J.J. Williams were early Boynton mango 🥭 farmers. Read the entire History of Mangos and other tropical fruits in Palm Beach County by Marvin Mounts here: ... See more

2 weeks ago
Walt Disney World Promo 1970's

Time for an afternoon...History Break! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c34-m9p0Y3s

This vintage 8mm film, produced by Walt Disney Productions, was used to promote the new Florida theme park. Many of Disney's extinct attractions are featured...

2 weeks ago
Africa U.S.A. - Boca Raton - Tram Ride

Time for an afternoon...History Break! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_Txj6FhIFY

Rare footage of animal park that was located in Boca Raton Florida in the 1950's. The park's website is located at http://www.africa-usa.com The music is the...

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Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

Early 1980s Boynton Elementary School balloon launch day.

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Where did you attend elementary school? Forest Park Elementary School, shown here, opened in the late 1950s as a neighborhood school. Most children walked or rode their bicycles to school.

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FLORIDA BEFORE THE MOUSE | Palm Beach Florida Weekly

How many of these Florida tourist attractions have you heard of? Give yourself one point for any you have heard of and two points for any that you visited. Pictures please (or it didn’t happen...). ... See more

IT WAS THE LATE 1940S, AND Dad was home after serving in World War II. Gas rations were lifted, and the family at last could take a well-deserved road trip. So, they gassed up the Dodge or the Hudson ... See more

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Shared from Bill Roy: Here is a photo of the parsonage of the First Methodist Church, taken January, 1957 with Nona Roy in front. Notice the solar water heating panels on the roof. It was at 101 NE ... See more

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Seminole Indians, life and culture of the Florida tribe, 1952

Time for an afternoon...History Break! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-19b6EnXO0

Seminole Indians, life and culture of the Florida tribe, 1952

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Boynton's 'first family' reunites in city

Did you know...that descendants of H.B. Murray chose Boynton Beach as their 2014 family reunion? https://www.mcall.com/fl-boynton-founding-family-20141024-story.html

Members of Murray family host family reunion in Boynton Beach

2 weeks ago

My grandfather caught this back in the day on the Lucky Penny as you can see in the background he was neighbors with Kenny and Penny Lyman

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Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

Update: Florida large letter postcard sent from Boyntonite's Seth & Maude Futrell in 1939. Mr. Futrell came to South Florida from Illinois to the Miami area around 1906 and then to Boynton about 1915 ... See more

2 weeks ago
Party at Beer Can Island

Time for an afternoon...history break! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrwmqJgukMQ

4k video in ProRes 422 of Beer Can Island in Boynton Beach, Florida as shot with the DJI Inspire 2 and the X5S camera system. Thank you for watching! Jeff Re...

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Where did you attend elementary school? Forest Park Elementary School, shown here, opened in the late 1950s as a neighborhood school. Most children walked or rode their bicycles to school.

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The Boynton VFW 5335 is named for several Boynton sons who perished serving the United States, including 27 year-old Walter J.Cline who died October 5, 1918 in the First World War - “Sleep on brave ... See more

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Zora Neale Hurston's Hometown Legacy | The New York Times

Time for an afternoon...history break! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_M-PfhgMsg

The WPA Guide and Eatonville, Fla. How one famous writer angered then saved her community. Subscribe to the Times Video newsletter for free and get a handpic...

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WWII veteran finds myriad ways to honor others who served

https://www.staugustine.com/news/20190525/wwii-veteran-finds-myriad-ways-to-honor-others-who-served

BOYNTON BEACH — Tom Kaiser can reel off endless stories about a little memorial park off Federal Highway.The decorated World War II veteran,

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