Punta Gorda Ice Plant - Punta Gorda, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member rogueblack
N 26° 56.038 W 082° 02.873
17R E 395969 N 2979552
Quick Description: a toast to history
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 3/23/2008 8:33:17 PM
Waymark Code: WM3EH6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 37

Long Description:
Built in the 1890s, after the railroad came to Punta Gorda, the ice plant was integretal to the local fishing industry. Over the years, it has changed owners and business, including but not limited to Kazwells Furniture Store. For a while, it sat empty, but now is occupied by The Icehouse Pub, which recycled the original roof timbers damaged from Hurricane Charley into tables for patrons.
Street address:
408 Tamiami Trail
Punta Gorda, FL USA
33950


County / Borough / Parish: Charlotte

Year listed: 1990

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event

Periods of significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Industry/Processing/Extraction

Current function: Commerce/Trade

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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