Royal Poinciana Hotel Historical

Royal Poinciana Hotel Historical (HM1TN7)

Location: Palm Beach, FL 33480 Palm Beach County
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N 26° 42.941', W 80° 2.494'

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The Royal Poinciana Hotel, built by Henry M. Flagler, was opened February 11, 1894. One of the largest wooden structures in the world at the time, the hotel cost over $1 million. Its rooms accommodated 2,000 guests and its dining room seated 1,600. The sprawling six story structure, painted yellow and white, faced Lake Worth and was surrounded by gardens. The hotel was in use until the 1929-1930 season. It was demolished in 1936.
HM NumberHM1TN7
Year Placed1961
Placed ByFlorida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials
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Date Added Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 595331 N 2955303
Decimal Degrees26.71568333, -80.04156667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 26° 42.941', W 80° 2.494'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds26° 42' 56.46" N, 80° 2' 29.64" W
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Area Code(s)561
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 43 Cocoanut Row, Palm Beach FL 33480, US
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