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7 hours ago
Pioneering Palm Beach - The Deweys and the South Florida Frontier

Our founder!

Byrd Spilman Dewey in 1901 at age 45. Her bestselling book Bruno was published two years prior, and her and Fred had gone to Daytona to stay at Schmidt's Villa. We know she had blue eyes, which she ... See more

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9 hours ago

Welcome to the Boynton Beach Historical Society's 2017-2018 Season Opener! See you Mon Sep 18 @6:30p Boynton Beach City Library.
Welcome Ted Winsberg, former owner of Green Cay Wetlands, and Nancy ... See more

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10 hours ago
Meeting & Program: A Short History of Agriculture in Boynton

Join The Boynton Beach Historical Society for a FREE presentation on Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at the Boynton Beach City Library, 208 S. Seacrest Blvd,
Meet & Greet 6:30 p.m. Program 7:00-8:00 ... See more

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10 hours ago

Join The Boynton Beach Historical Society for a FREE presentation on Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at the
Boynton Beach City Library, 208 So Seacrest Blvd,
Meet & Greet 6:30 p.m. Program 7:00-8:00 p.m.
“An ... See more

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3 days ago
Pioneering Palm Beach - The Deweys and the South Florida Frontier

This exceptional image of Fred Sidney Dewey and Byrd Spilman Dewey was found in a handsome leatherbound album in the Dewey family collection. Fred, a Civil War veteran and cousin to Admiral George ... See more

I present to you Frederick Sidney Dewey and Byrd Spilman Dewey, ca. 1885, taken in Jacksonville. This was just before they began their trek to Palm Beach! This never before published photo is from ... See more

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5 days ago
www.latinamericanstudies.org

Charlie Pierce's biography PIoneer Life in Southeast Florida (edited by Donald Curl) is online as a downloadable PDF. Read about one of Boynton's first families and his life in the remote outpost we ... See more

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5 days ago
Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

In 2007, we worked with a local Boy Scout on his Eagle Scout project we called "Scouting Through Time." Does anyone has a copy of this history project?

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6 days ago
JoAnn

Digital music, yearbooks, photos, newspapers and oral histories are some of the wonderful historic resources hosted on The Internet Archives. Search Palm Beach to find thousands of local items.

The Internet Archive is awesome!

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6 days ago
UFDC Home - Florida Digital Newspaper Library

Here's a link to Florida's online digital newspaper collections: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/newspapers

The Florida Digital Newspaper Library exists to provide access to the news and history of Florida. All of the over 2 million pages of historic through current Florida newspapers in the Florida ... See more

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1 week ago

8th grade junior high graduation class (May, 1955) submitted by Boynton Beach Historical Society member Betty Miner LaBella.

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1 week ago

Teenage Vandals Enter 3 Schools (The Palm Beach Post 20 May 1955).

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1 week ago
Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

We had a nice email from a woman who sent us these yearbook scans of "pioneer daughter" Margaret Garnett Harris, daughter of Barefoot Mailman Andrew Garnett. She was impressed with Margaret's ... See more

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1 week ago

When a town starts, a hardware store was a need just as much as it is today! Austin Hardware was the first, and Orchard Supply on Congress is the new kid in town.

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1 week ago
A Prickly Tale: The History of Pineapples in Florida

150 years ago!

Floridian farmers were cultivating pineapples before Hawaii was even a U.S. territory!

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2 weeks ago

1963 Boynton Beach FL Paul & Lynette Muni Took Many Hikes in Area Press Photo (available on eBay). ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Roy Simon: A Delray Beach Pioneer - Delray Newspaper

Here's a nice feature about Mr. Roy Simon, member of a longtime local Boynton/Delray family.

"According to Roy and Ernie Simon their father built the first department store in Boynton Beach. But ... See more

By: Diane Feen Contributing Writer Very few people remember when Delray Beach had a Western Union, a Southern Bell and a Piggly Wiggly on Atlantic Avenue. Fewer know that Linton Avenue was named ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Cocoanut Dreams – Palmango Press

Exhibit on tour: Now at the Boynton Beach City Library. http://www.palmango.com/cocoanut-dreams/

Cocoanut Dreams The images in this photography exhibit depict the lush tropical wilderness and romantic “cocoanut” groves that were once in the present day Ocean Ridge, Manalapan, Hypoluxo ... See more

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2 weeks ago
Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

Found this 1700 Florida map in a 1934 book.

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2 weeks ago

This 1920s or earlier era map depicts the Florida towns and settlements below Lake Okeechobee.

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2 weeks ago

The former Ruth Jones Cottage is no longer a "Little House." The building is slated to reopen soon as a tapas restaurant.

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2 weeks ago

Seeking Boynton Library stories/memories and photographs for a new county-wide book.

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2 weeks ago

Snider’s Restaurant on U.S. 1 featured American and Italian cuisine. According to newspaper accounts, the eatery was a popular place for civic groups to old club lunch meetings. In the 1950s the ... See more

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2 weeks ago

This story from 1933 seems a bit hokey - a Stradivarius in Boynton? Owned by a man from Georgia? Perhaps an insurance claim followed!

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2 weeks ago

Join our friends from the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum on August 20th for a family genealogy workshop.

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3 weeks ago

This is one of the many thousand of historical photographs curated by our friends at the Historical Society of Palm Beach County. The Boynton aerial photo is looking east at Boynton Inlet Cottages on ... See more

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3 weeks ago

Summer fun! (July 15, 1955, PBP)

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3 weeks ago

Anybody have any ideas as to what this, what I suspect to be a ribbon attachment device, is referring to?

Member Boynton Camp No. 46 Boynton Fla.

I can tell you that Boynton Beach hasn't been ... See more

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3 weeks ago
Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

Ocean Avenue school - nearly a century old.

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3 weeks ago
Historic Boynton Beach

Ode to Doc Weems - 90 years ago Boynton's first doctor arrived from Alabama and practiced general medicine for many decades. He delivered thousands of Boynton babies, set many broken bones, healed ... See more

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3 weeks ago

Today on History Speaks, we hear from another northerner with big dreams shattered by extreme weather - but not a hurricane! Take a listen...

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3 weeks ago
Timeline Photos

Fish Haven at the South Lake Worth (Boynton) Inlet.

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3 weeks ago
Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

Time for a history fix.

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3 weeks ago
Historic Boynton Beach

Aerial photo of Ward Miller's Shore Acres Dairy (now Briny Breezes).

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3 weeks ago
Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

Even in 1936, West Palm Beach and Palm Beach were happening places. Boyntonites would travel to "the city" to shop and to see the sights.

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3 weeks ago
Photos from Historic Boynton Beach's post

Congratulations to the City of Boynton Beach on the new updates to their 1990 water tower.

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3 weeks ago
Timeline Photos

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3 weeks ago
College Libraries Section of ACRL

The largest release of digital records in history!

https://theconversation.com/the-library-of-congress-opened-its-catalogs-to-the-world-heres-why-it-matters-78570

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4 weeks ago

1947 cat 5 hurricane Briny Breezes

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