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Site of Islamorada Railway Station
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 24° 55.721 W 080° 37.372
17R E 538078 N 2757103
Quick Description: Located in front of the post office on US 1.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 3/10/2018 7:46:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMXWYF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 3

Long Description:
The south side of this property contained Robert's Grocery and the second post office. Today this is the site of the sixth post office. Across the highway, the original "Village of Islamorada" meaning "Island Home" was platted and named by William J. Krome (who built the railway for Henry M. Flagler) which opened on Jan 22, 1912. All of this was destroyed by the Labor Day hurricane of Sept. 2, 1933.
Marker Number: None

Date: None

County: Monroe

Marker Type: Plaque

Sponsored or placed by: Matecumbe Historical Trust

Website: Not listed

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