The 1926 Boynton School designed by William Manly King being renovated.
Readers: While most attention this year is focusing on the 10th anniversary of the 2004 hurricane season, Oct.
Any shipwreck divers out there? The Boynton area has several wrecks for free-diving.
It's really happening!
Nov. 14, 1917 The Miami News
The original stage curtain in the 1925-1926 Boynton Woman’s Club is adorned with ninety-year-old hand painted sponsor advertisements.
Libraries often keep vertical files with ephemera and news clippings on local topics of interest. The Boynton library and the Boynton Beach Historical Society have implemented a formal local archival repositoriy with maps, photographs, manuscripts, textiles, and other items. This photo, circa 2010, depicts a history exhibit created from a collection of photo albums donated to the Boynton Beach City Library/Boynton Beach Historical Society collection by retired Forest Park Elementary School teacher Mrs. Esther (Pete) Orr. Many of Orr's former students and their parents came to the library to see the exhibit called "Class Act," create by the library archivist Janet DeVries. ... See more
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Dutch Realty wooden nickel.
Please join the Boynton Beach Historical Society on Monday, October 16 at 6:30 p.m. for a special program meeting. Steve Anton will present "Torpedoes, Submarines and BOOM! Oh My!" Location: Boynton Beach City Library 208 S. Seacrest Blvd. The program is free and open to the public. ... See more
This is one of the oldest photographs of Ocean Avenue, from a real photo post card. The two-story frame vernacular structure on the south side served as the Boynton Woman's Club from about 1911 to 1927 when Addison Mizner designed their new clubhouse, a large Mediterranean Revival style building with a larger library, music room, meeting room and ballroom. ... See more
The historic Boynton Woman’s Club on Federal Highway has officially been turned over to the ci...
Boynton Beach City Library's expansion and renovation running $1.5 million over budget for a total cost of $7.2 million dollars (12 July 2006 The Palm Beach Post ).
1921 Palm Beach County map. http://fcit.usf.edu/florida/maps/pages/100/f173/f173.htm
Map of A map of Palm Beach County showing county lines, the county seat (West Palm Beach), and railroads connecting the major cities current to 1921. Also shown are Everglades drainage Canals.
Looking for photographs of the City Library when it was located in a house on Seacrest Blvd. in the 1960s.
The State of Florida Division of Historic Resources is conducting a study of drive-in movie theaters. They are especially interesting in outdoor Boynton movie theaters, and seem to think that we had on here in the 1950s. Please ask your parents and grandparents if they recall such a theater. ... See more
Happy Archives Month! Here is a list that you might find helpful: Florida Archives and Manuscripts Repositories http://guides.ucf.edu/c.php?g=318300&p=2125536
List of all the Florida archives and manuscript repositories by city and county.
Iconic beach image of six local girls from the 1957 Palm Beach Junior College yearbook.
Here's something one doesn't see too often in Boynton anymore. Development has taken away most of the bobcats, foxes, black bears, razorback hogs, panthers, burrowing owls, and gopher tortoises from our natural habitat. ... See more
I'm smiling from ear to ear 😊 Green Cay 10/3 (right by the entrance, there were two)
Boynton received its first traveling library box courtesy of the Florida Federation of Woman's Clubs and Cora Stickney Harper (The Tampa Times - April 25, 1913)
The Lady K riding out the Inlet.
Woman becomes first female minister at St. John Missionary Baptist
What a great idea. Would love to see Boynton, Lantana and Delray photographs added to this photo archive reinterpreting black history. http://www.blackflorida.org
M. B. Lyman & sons and neighbors fashioned a rudimentary system like this as a precursor to formal telephone service. He was said by his family to have "strung up wires through the woods." http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/barbed-wire-telephone-lines-homesteaders-prairie-america-history ... See more
And then let them snoop on each other.
Filming a segment for WPBT's series On The Town with host Frank Licari, formerly of The Blue Man group! We'll post the air date when we know it.
Butch Harrison: Glades Guide Losing Fight to Survive. Butch attended Seacrest High School in the 1960s (Palm Beach Post, August 22, 1979).
Terrific Boynton Beach Historical Society program last night - " An Abridged History of Agriculture in the Boynton Beach Area: A Farmer's Perspective" by Ted Winsberg and Nancy Roe. Our next program is Mon Oct 16 at the Boynton Beach City Library. Put it in your calendar! ... See more
Photograph of the interior of the 1926 Boynton High School (Mike Woodfin, 2011, Flickr). https://www.flickr.com/photos/mikewoodfin/14364180051/in/photolist-nTjbhK-nB7Kuy-nTwANs-oc8nSD-VnwKUU-nTrPMv-VTNJ5p-opVZ1h-8CAxmm-nAZTf6-oo7qyL-fP7Fdm-opWaBC-o8DFdr-o8DvZC-o8DNFG-8CAkb5-8CxdEH-o8DBHS-oq9foZ-8CxdDM-8CAkcd-nsMDXA-ndktmH-oq85sq-8CAkcY-9iw7aB-o8DSsE-8P3fjG-oq7HSh-8CAkih-8syaTy-oo7wvW-opVVRm-9itndw-pNcq3j-oo7jSL-oq9pNk-opS4R4-opW175-o8ELVK-o8DLGm-opS1tx-pvHXrw-oq7Q9f-4LF7wd-orU42p-TCA2gF-o8DGJc-8s2MDV ... See more
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Another great turn out for our first talk of the year.
Let's help our Conch friends!
Ready to think about something other than the Hurricane? Need a delightful diversion? BOYNTON BEACH HISTORICAL SOCIETY PROGRAM is proud to present “An Abridged History of Agriculture in the Boynton Beach Area: A Farmer's Perspective” by Ted Winsberg, Green Cay Wetlands, and Nancy Roe, Green Cay Produce The program begins with how and why Palm Beach County became one of the country's most important agricultural production areas. We will hear about the changes in commercial vegetable production in Boynton Beach and surrounding communities, especially from the 1950’s to date. The prospects for keeping agricultural production in this area will also be addressed. WHEN: Monday, September 18th, 2017 Meet & Greet: 6:30-7p Program: 7-8p WHERE: Boynton Beach City Library, 208 So Seacrest Blvd, Boynton Beach, Program Room ... See more
Who had Miss Gillian for tap, ballet or jazz dance classes? (1967 photo by Stan Sheets).
Hurricane Irma photographs courtesy of our friends at The Coastal Star newspaper.
Town police and employees clear vegetative debris from A1A in Gulf Stream. The town kept residents and sightseers out until the road was safe to travel.
Does anyone have information on Bertha Williams Chadwell or the Eastern Star?
Digitizing postcard collections with our battery operated Doxie scanner.
9/10/17 Hurricane Irma 7:15 a.m. view from the porch looking east.
Share your vintage hurricane pics here.
Have a headache from all the storm prep? Mr. Newlan can help you out! Since 1919.
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