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Royal Poinciana Hotel
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 26° 42.941 W 080° 02.494
17R E 595331 N 2955303
Quick Description: Located on Cocoanut Row just south of FL A1A.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 8/5/2016 7:58:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMRV5H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Royal Poinciana Hotel, built by Henry M. Flagler, was opened February 11, 1894. One of the largest wooden structures in the world at the time, the hotel cost over $1 million. Its rooms accommodated 2,000 guests and its dining room seated 1,600. The sprawling six story structure, painted yellow and white, faced Lake Worth and was surrounded by gardens. The hotel was in use until the 1929-1930 season. It was demolished in 1936.
Marker Number: F-19

Date: 1961

County: Palm Beach

Marker Type: City

Sponsored or placed by: Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials

Website: Not listed

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Markerman62 visited Royal Poinciana Hotel 8/4/2016 Markerman62 visited it