Historic Markers Across Florida

Connors' Toll Highway

Marker ID: FLHM F-312
Location: U.S. 98
County: Palm Beach
Coordinates: N 26° 51.967    W 080° 37.786
  26.86611666    -80.62976666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMN9TQ


Prior to 1923, travel into or out of the Lake Okeechobee Area was accomplished only by boat or canoe. In the early 1920´s, W. J. Conners, a New York winter visitor bought 4000 acres of undeveloped muck land near this site. Development required that


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