Historic Markers Across Florida



Gamble Rogers



Marker ID:  
Location: 100 S Oceanshore Blvd, Flagler Beach, FL
County: Flagler
Coordinates: N 29° 26.345    W 081° 6.495
  29.43908333    -81.10825
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



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Gamble Rogers
Florida Troubadour

—Beloved Guitarist, Storyteller, Gentleman —


He delighted audiences all across the country with his Southern Gothic tall tales and intricate guitar style, and through his example, inspired high aspirations, personal dignity, and respect for Florida and humanity.

Drowned off this beach trying to rescue a swimmer in distress. October 10, 1991