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8 edition of A History of Boca Raton found in the catalog.

A History of Boca Raton

by Sally J. Ling

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by The History Press, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • History / United States,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Boca Raton (Fla.),
  • Pictorial works,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8885128M
    ISBN 101596291354
    ISBN 109781596291355
    OCLC/WorldCa76939883

    A History of Boca Raton by Sally J. Ling Paperback Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description A quick read, yet a comprehensive history of Boca Raton and the institutions that make up our city. Sally Ling's many first-person vignettes are priceless in capturing Boca Raton's greatest institution of all?its people. Boca Raton, Florida, was a tiny farming community onthe southeastern coast of Florida when the state's s real estate boom grew into a national phenomenon. Investors and new residents were drawn to the state from all over the country, a time Floridians referred to as "the Boom." In April , well-known Palm Beach society architect Addison Mizner revealed his plans for an ambitious.

    Boca Raton. NW 20th Street Boca Raton, FL () HOURS. Mon - Fri: 10am - 6pm. Sat: 10am - 4pm. The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum (also known as BRHS&M) is a non-profit organization and public museum dedicated to preserve and collect history and artifacts of Boca Raton, Florida, for educational and advocacy purposes. The society is known for their goal of historic designation and restoring historical structures important to the history of Boca arters: Boca Raton Old City Hall.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pratt, Theodore, Story of Boca Raton. St. Petersburg, Fla., Great Outdoors [] (OCoLC) Boca Raton, city, Palm Beach county, southeastern Florida, U.S. It is located about 15 miles (25 km) north of Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Ocean. Although the Spanish occasionally used Boca Raton’s harbour, the first settlers arrived in the area about , around the same time as the Florida.


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A History of Boca Raton (Brief History): Ling, Sally J.: : Books. Buy New. $ Qty: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 /5(2). A History of Boca Raton book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Ling] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A native of Boca Raton, Florida, Sally J. Ling has published articles on a wide range of topics in a variety of magazines and newspapers, including Boca Life and the Sun-Sentinel. This is her third book, and her second with The History : $ Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Europe, Americas, World, Military, Asia, Historical Study & Educational Resources & more at everyday low prices.

Boca Raton: A Pictorial History: Donald Walter Curl, John P. Johnson: : Books/5(3). A History Of Boca Raton. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the A History Of Boca Raton, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by. Buy A History of Boca Raton by Sally J Ling online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Such notable residents and historic landmarks are featured in photographs culled from personal collections, the Boca Raton Historical Society, and other sources.

Cynthia Thuma, a resident of Boca Raton and an active member of many local historical societies, has compiled a fascinating visual journey through the past in Images of America: Boca 5/5(1). Rabbi Amy Grossblatt Pessah of Boca Raton is the author of the new book, "Parenting on a Prayer: Ancient Jewish Secrets for Raising Modern Children."(Andrea Blakesberg /Courtesy).

A Stroll Through Boca Raton's Early History From A to Z is an excellent resource for the elementary (and middle) classroom.

As a learning technique, A-Z works well with children of all ages since younger children can relate to the alphabet and pictures while older students are able to read and relate to the text.

The educational children's book was written by Deborah Marraffino Rothberger in collaboration with the Boca Raton. Whether you're a visitor, a newcomer, or a longtime resident of Boca Raton, you owe it to yourself to learn more about our rich history. Let your guide be the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum, located at historic Town Hall - easily spotted by its shining gold dome in the heart of Boca Raton.

Our History. The meaning of the name Boca Raton has always aroused curiosity. Many people wrongly assume the name is simply Rat's Mouth. The Spanish word boca, or mouth, often describes an inlet, while raton means literally, mouse. - Buy A History of Boca Raton book online at best prices in India on Read A History of Boca Raton book reviews & author details and more at Reviews: 1.

Get this from a library. A brief history of Boca Raton, Florida. [Sally J Ling]. In Boca Raton, a small town on Florida’s Atlantic coast, a tragedy became the impetus for a hospital. Intwo children became severely ill after drinking milk. Their parents drove them to the nearest hospital, but the hospital’s laboratory was unable to test for poison.

About Boca Raton Boca Raton, the second largest city in the Palm Beaches, is a community where history and innovation come together.

Influenced by the notable architect, Addison Mizner, Boca Raton was built around an elegant Mediterranean Revival style that later grew into a. A professor emeritus at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton has helped write a new book that traces the influence of a landmark resort on the city's economic development and recreational.

The archives contains Boca Raton city records from throughwhich record the new city's survival of boom and bust. The Boca Raton Army Air Field and Boca Raton during World War II constitute another important subject of a growing number of manuscript collections gleaned from old city records and private sources.

There are currently about manuscript collections with an additional scrapbooks relating to Boca Raton history. Boca Raton, Florida book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Discover Boca Raton and Florida like never before.

Whether you are a f. After the war, the Boca Raton Club's ownership and ultimately name were changed. The Schine family purchased the club inrenaming it the Boca Hotel and Club.

While it was affectionately known on brochures as The Boca Raton, the resort was part of the identical Schine portfolio which included the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables and the McAllister Hotel in on: Boca Raton, Florida, USA.Post-World War II history. Boca Raton was the site of two now vanished amusement parks, Africa U.S.A.

(–61) and Ancient America (–59). Africa U.S.A. was a wild animal park in which tourists rode a "Jeep Safari Train" through the y: United States.

A History of the Tequesta Indians in Boca Raton By Bob Davidsson In its unique history, Boca Raton's Barnhill Mound was used and misused as an Indian burial theme park for tourists, part of a Japanese colony farmstead, a Boy Scouts camping and bone-hunting site, and today as green space near the guarded entrance to a private yacht club.