Hodgson Brothers Store and Boatways

Hodgson Brothers Store and Boatways (HMX34)

Location: Melbourne, FL 32935 Brevard County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 7.58', W 80° 37.49'

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Alexander R. Hodgson, H.U. Hodgson and John Edwin Hodgson, brothers, together with their families,came to Eau Gallie about 1883. they founded the Hodgson Brothers mercantile business at thislocation in the 1890s. they later added a marineways and machine shopFor a number years the Hodgsons operated asmall steamboat in connection with theirbusiness, as well as having an orange grove onthe south side of the Eau Gallie river.When John Edwin Hodgson died in june, 1918, thewhole town turned out for the funeral held inSt. John Episcopal Church.Every business in Eau Gallie closed for theoccasion.
HM NumberHMX34
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 1:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 536844 N 3111253
Decimal Degrees28.12633333, -80.62483333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 7.58', W 80° 37.49'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 7' 34.80" N, 80° 37' 29.40" W
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Area Code(s)321
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1120-1164 Houston St, Melbourne FL 32935, US
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