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Historical Marker #1: The Concession Stand
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 25° 44.133 W 080° 09.373
17R E 584633 N 2846668
Quick Description: Located at the stand in the park.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 3/10/2018 7:53:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMXX1W
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation
Views: 2

Long Description:
When Virginia Beach Park officially opened to the public in 1945, a prefabricated "snack bar" was among the site's first amenities. A 1947 hurricane destroyed it. In 1951, this permanent concession stand was constructed. For decades, park and beach visitors enjoyed corndogs, potato chips, and Nehi sodas.

This project has been financed in part with historic preservation assistance provided by Bureau of Historic Preservation, Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State, assisted by the Florida Historical Commission.
Marker Number: None

Date: None

County: Miami-Dade

Marker Type: Plaque

Sponsored or placed by: Virginia Key Beach park

Website: Not listed

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