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Royal Poinciana Chapel
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 26° 42.782 W 080° 02.522
17R E 595287 N 2955009
Quick Description: Located on the wall of the chapel at 60 Cocoanut Row.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 8/5/2016 8:10:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMRV5J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 3

Long Description:
This Interdenominational Chapel was the earliest church organization in Dade County (of which Palm Beach County was a part). The chapel was founded in 1884 under the auspices of the Home Missionary Society of the Congregational Church by Rev. A.B. Dilley. The first school house in the county was built also to accommodate the Sabbath worshippers. The present church building, erected on a site donated by Henry M. Flagler and later enlarged, opened in December 1895. Dr. S.M. Lindsay, the minister, calls the chapel “One of God’s service stations on the highway of life.”
Marker Number: None

Date: 1975

County: Palm Beach

Marker Type: Plaque

Sponsored or placed by: Seminole Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution

Website: Not listed

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