Palm Beach

Palm Beach

Book - 2009
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Arcadia Publishing
Palm Beach is known internationally as a winter resort where the wealthy enjoy life in a tropical paradise. More than 100 years ago, Palm Beach was far different from its well-kept beaches, estates, and fabulous Worth Avenue shopping mecca of the 21st century. When the first permanent settlers arrived, they found the area covered by thick jungle that had to be tamed before they could carve out a new life for themselves. The settlers ended up with a paradise, and when Henry Flagler decided to build a grand hotel in Palm Beach, he planted the first seed for the creation of a modern winter retreat for the rich.

Publisher: Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., [2009]
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780738567495
0738567493
Branch Call Number: 975.932 MARCO
Characteristics: 127 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

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