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Palm Walk: 1897

Palm Walk: 1897

Florida circa 1897. "Palm walk on Lake Worth, Palm Beach." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by William Henry Jackson. View full size.

 

The cannon

They just found one of those old cannons buried along the waterway.

Coconuts

Why Floridians of the past wore hats? OK, that and the "sun" thing.

Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree

And don't sit under the coconut tree either unless you want a fractured skull when one of those things falls off and connects with your brain box.

Just what every neighborhood needs

A cannon to fend off those pesky door-to-door salespeople. At least the ones arriving by boat.

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