By Frank J. Cavaioli
The crowning glory of the Pompano Canal in 1890 and the coming of the Flagler Florida East Coast Railway in 1896 supplied the foundation for the early improvement round Lettuce Lake, now Lake Santa Barbara, and Pompano Beach's wealthy farmland attracted the area's first settlers. those stalwart women and men confronted with decision the demanding situations of ordinary mess ups and financial uncertainty and carved their filthy rich neighborhood out of the tough Florida panorama. famous humans, equivalent to the McNab brothers, George L. Blount, the Garner family members, George and Mary Butler, Blanche Ely, the Rolle family members, and others, took half within the constructing story of Pompano seashore, whereas neighborhood landmarks and occasions, resembling the Kester Cottages, the kingdom Farmers' marketplace, Pompano Harness Park, Goodyear Blimp, the vacation Boat Parade, the Broward County reasonable, and Pioneer Days, helped to form the area's wealthy background. that includes over two hundred classic photos of such humans and areas, this pictorial retrospective captures, in note and photograph, the scenes of Pompano Beach's exact history.
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Pompano Beach (Images of America) by Frank J. Cavaioli