A childhood in Floridaas charming Northern Palm Beach County creates genuine nostalgia for sun, sand and running barefoot under palm trees. Those memories include hurricanes and Hetzel Brothers Christmases, Sir Harry Oakesas haunted mansion and James Munroe Munyonas Fountain of Youth. The once quaint little coastal towns from Riviera Beach to Jupiter are now much larger, but the memories of samores and summer camps remain. Author Ruth Hartman Berge weaves memories of a boomer childhood in Northern Palm Beach County with the history of the people and the places so many loved in this glimpse into a Florida that no longer exists.The villagebuiltanother clubhouse to the northwest andaddeda huge Olympic sized pool, diving tower and restaurant. ... in backyards then and the families of North Palm Beach gladly paidto be ableto swim in the clear, cleanwater and lounge aroundthe cement deck. ... During aroof repair inthe 1970s, thetown was amazed to find two paintings that had been coveredover withdrywall and then forgotteninanbsp;...
|Title||:||Growing Up in Northern Palm Beach County|
|Author||:||Ruth Hartman Berge|
|Publisher||:||The History Press - 2014-07-01|